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2016

Dedication

On the night of Oct 21st 2017, a 420,000 square-foot facility known locally as the Ames Plant caught fire in the city of Parkersburg, WV. Incident Command was quickly established and our Mobile Command Vehicle deployed to the scene to assist with the massive blaze. For nine days our teams …

How Are You Celebrating?

Proclamations, theme weeks, no-uniform days, cook-offs … there are so many ways to make the week special. Use the form below or …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …