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Tuesday 04/08/2014 5:07 PM - Public Safety Telecommunications Week

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781 4547
Type of Incident: Public Safety Telecommunications Week
Date and Time of Incident: April 13 - April 19
Place of Occurrence: San Luis Obispo County
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors will issue a resolution to designate April 13 through April 19 as "San Luis Obispo County National Public Safety Telecommunications Week." This resolution recognizes the important and vital work performed by public safety dispatchers in the Sheriff's Office and County Fire. On average, Sheriff's Dispatchers answer 3,268 9-1-1 calls a month. County Fire Dispatchers field an average of 257 calls a month. The resolution honors public safety dispatchers for providing "that vital link between the citizen or victim and the public safety provider who may apprehend a criminal, save or recover their possessions, save their life or the life of a loved one."

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Tuesday 04/08/2014 5:07 PM