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My Opinion

I know the phrase “everybody has got one.” These are just my thoughts and not intended to offend anyone. Working in the …

Giving back

On the afternoon of 7/11/07 I was at work in Jacksonville, NC at a rehab facility for teen sex offenders when I …

About NPSTW

Every year during the second week of April, the telecommunications personnel in the public safety community, are honored. This week-long event, initially …

Have Some Fun With Theme Days

Many agencies choose to celebrate NPSTW with dress themes for different days during the week. Here are some of their ideas from …

NPSTW 2015: Cajun Theme

Every year for National Telecommunication week we pick a theme and go all out with it. We decorate our break room, host …

NPSTW 2007: Open House

Union Township celebrated Telecommunications week by hosting an open house for our Communications Specialists (dispatchers) and their families. We felt it was …

NPSTW 2015: Theme Days

Sheriff Darnell punching out a shark! Communications Training Staff from left to right, Tommy Clifford, Kim Kutner, Danielle Brightmon, Carole Burchfield, Nicole …

NPSTW 2015: Group Photo

Each year we take a group photo – we are a very small but tight knit group. As far as celebrating – …

A Token of Your Appreciation

Comm centers across the country take the opportunity during NPSTW to recognize outstanding employees. Some have banquets and bestow awards, while others take a more casual …

Tell Us Your Story

As a public safety telecommunicator, you’ve heard it all. Now we want the rest of the world to hear about you. For …

Celebrating NPSTW Without a Budget

So you want to celebrate public safety telecommunicators week, but you don’t have any designated funds? Here are some creative low/no cost …

NPSTW 2007: Recognition

Dispatchers were presented proclamations from the State of Mass House of Representatives and the City of Gardner for National Public Safety Telecommunicators …

NPSTW: The Backstory

Each year, the second full week of April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators.  Although …

Extending the Recognition

In addition to offering an opportunity for celebration and recognition within your agencies, NPSTW is the perfect time to reach out to …