It’s National Public Safety Telecommunicator’s Week
Posted at 11:50 a.m.
National Public Safety Telecommunicator’s Week, created in 1981, is celebrated every year during the second full week of April. This year it’s April 9-15.
The Fairfax County 9-1-1 Center is holding several events this week, including the 12th annual DPSC Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m. at the McConnell Public Safety and Transportation Operations Center (MPSTOC), 4890 Alliance Drive, Fairfax.
Years of service awards and staff promotions will be presented, along with other honors such as the Excellence in Call Taking award, Rookie of the Year award, Meritorious Action, Director’s Commendations and more.
Hopefully you’ll never need to call or text 9-1-1, but if you should, they are there to assist you 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.