The week of April 9-15, 2017 is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week (NPSTW) on Thursday April 13, 2017 Commissioner Cullen presented a Proclamation from the County Executive proclaiming this week as NPSTW in Westchester County.
The Westchester County Department of Emergency Services Emergency Communications Center (ECC) [AKA 60-Control] provides full time dispatch services to 52 (88 percent) of the Fire agencies and 29 (64 percent) of the EMS agencies in the county.
The services are provided 24/7 by a group of well trained and dedicated professional communication operators that answers emergency phone requests, dispatch local fire and EMS agencies and perform a multitude of additional tasks to keep the residents, workforce and visitor in Westchester County safe.
"Please join me in congratulating the men and woman who help keep us safe; answer our calls when in distress; and dispatch the fire and EMS personnel throughout the county", John M. Cullen Commissioner.
Photo (Left to Right): Communications Operator Robert Bancroft; Commissioner John M. Cullen; Senior Communications Operator Hunter "Terry" Buckbee; Communications Operator Seth Porter; Communications Operator Alexander Dennett and Communications Operator Salvatore Astarita