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Rep. Norma Torres Introduces NPSTW Resolution,
Speaks About Honoring Telecommunicators

  On April 13, 2016, United States Representative Norma Torres  (35th Dist. Calif.), herself a 9-1-1 dispatcher before entering politics, introduced a resolution on National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. “After 17-1/2 years as a 911 dispatcher, I know firsthand the challenges our public safety dispatchers face, the stress they are put under, and the …

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How we celebrate NPSTW @ UKPD

This year we chose to honor our Telecommunicators by having a giant banner that says “We Appreciate You” and we had everyone …

Telecommunicators, NPSTW Are Big News

This month, more than 300 newspapers have written about NPSTW and the recognition due public safety telecommunicators for their demanding and generally …

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Kern County NPSTW 2016

This year at our center, located in Bakersfield California, we are having a blast ! Each shift has participated in a dress …

911 What Is Your Emergency?

Please click the link and watch Shreveport Fire Department Communications Division in action. Black Helmet Films, producer of the “Another 24” mini-series …

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A Week of Appreciation and Food

Generally it is a week of appreciation and FOOD! Our Fire and EMS agencies along with our administrative staff provide a lunch …

A Special Week

This has been a special week for staff – on Monday the Fire Marshal’s office dropped off 3 foot sandwiches for each …

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No Uniforms All Week

We are fortunate enough to work for a Department that is allowing us, ALL WEEK, with no uniform. Each day is a …

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Franklin County PA NPSTW

Attached you will find a picture of a few of the dispatch staff from Franklin County, PA Department of Emergency Services. On …

The Promise

I have been a dispatcher with the Birmingham Police Department for more than 17 years. I began my career on the 3-11 …

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My Memories of 9/11/01

As part of Arlington Public Library’s commemoration of the fifth anniversary of 9/11, we conducted a series of interviews with first responders …

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Why I Love What I Do

I originally applied to be a Communications Officer because I wanted a foot in the door to the Public-Safety community. Little did …

Why I Am a Dispatcher

I have always wanted to be involved in law enforcement ever since I was a young child. I started my career in …

Save the Ice Cream

At the time, I was working at White Settlement Pd. The electricity was out for part of the city due to a …