Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Releases Video on Importance of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week April 12 – 18, 2020

A message from Palm Beach County Sheriff, Ric Bradshaw, celebrating National Telecommunicators Week, April 12 – 18, 2020. 

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is recognizing National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, April 12 – 18, 2020. Each year, the second week of April is dedicated to those who serve as Public Safety Telecommunicators. In 1991, Congress proclaimed it as a nationally recognized week of recognition.

Our Communications Division consists of four independent dispatch/call centers, handling well over one million phone calls annually.

“Our Headquarters Center employees serves citizens from the eastern part of the county; Palm Beach International Airport serves their traveling customers; the West Palm Beach Courthouse serves citizens from all four Courthouse locations; Glades Communications Center serves the growing western part of the county; and Teletype section provides support, knowledge and skills with the FCIC/NCIC system; Validations insures compliance with FDLE standards. All centers serve our citizens in different capacities, but one is no less important than the others.”

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