published Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Hamilton County 911 receives national accreditation

The Hamilton County 911 Emergency Communications District is now one of five emergency communication centers in Tennessee accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.

At a CALEA ceremony Saturday, Hamilton County’s 911 center was given the award of Public Safety Communications accreditation in Winston-Salem, N.C.

CALEA is a national program that recognizes high professional standards in law enforcement and communication agencies.

In a news release, John Stuermer, executive director of Hamilton County’s 911 center, said, “I am extremely proud of our employees’ hard work and dedication that made it possible to achieve this prestigious award.”

He also said it “is an extraordinary achievement on their part in that Hamilton County unified emergency communications has been in existence for less than five years.”

The Hamilton County 911 Emergency Communications District answers an average of 1,700 calls daily and 625,000 calls annually. The center dispatches emergency responders across 26 agencies.

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