National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, April 9-15, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 3:00 PM

 For Immediate Release:

April, 12, 2017, 3:00 PM

 The Sutter County Sheriff’s Office would like to take this time to acknowledge and pay special recognition to the Sutter County Sheriff’s Office Public Safety Dispatchers as well as all Public Safety Dispatchers during the National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, April 9-15, 2017.

The Sutter County Sheriff’s Office currently employs 13 dispatchers, their dispatch skills range from 2 years to 27 years of experience.  The dispatchers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  They are responsible for handling all incoming emergency and non-emergency phone lines.  They are responsible for dispatching and monitoring both law and fire radio frequencies.  They are POST, EMD (Emergency Medical Dispatch), and CPR certified. 

Telecommunicators have always been the voice on the end of the line.  This week we celebrate you and support you for your steadfast professionalism and dedication, for your grace under pressure, and your calm voice reaching out and answering the call when someone is in need of assistance.  We encourage you to take the time this week to celebrate yourselves and celebrate each other.  No one deserves it more. 

It is an honor to publicly recognize all of you during this National Public Safety Telecommunicator’s Week for all that you do.

 

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Contact and Telephone Number:

 J. Paul Parker

Sheriff-Coroner

(530) 822-7312

 

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