PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATORS WEEK RESOLUTION

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Chris Acosta

Public Affairs Director

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Drive          

El Paso, Texas  79938

Office 915-538-2223

Cell 915-479-0797

 

Each year, the second week of April is dedicated to men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators. El Paso County participated in this national event with County Commissioners signing a Resolution that declares April 12th through April 18th, 2015 “Public Safety Telecommunicators Week”. This important and crucial role is played by telecommunicators, dispatchers, communication operators, and radio control personnel who utilize telephones, radios, computers and technical skills to provide support for law enforcement and fire services throughout the city and county. The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Communications Section is a 24-hour, 7 days-a-week operation. It provides a service of radio communications, computer aided dispatch (CAD), and inquiries from TCIC/NCIC on wanted, missing, and stolen property to numerous agencies within El Paso County. The Communications Center provides radio service to numerous agencies such as law enforcement, volunteer fire departments, medical examiners, and courts of law. They are the unseen first responders that do many tasks at once and their hard work and dedication does not go unnoticed. All residents of El Paso are encouraged to extend their appreciation to public safety telecommunicators.

Published 15 April 2015 03:34 PM by agonzales

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