News Flash Home
The original item was published from 4/11/2017 4:01:08 PM to 4/16/2017 12:00:01 AM.

News Flash

Board of County Commissioners Public Notices

Posted on: April 9, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Public Safety Telecommunicators Week


Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

April 9-15, 2017


Whereas, emergencies can occur at anytime that require police, fire or emergency medical services; and,

Whereas, when an emergency occurs the prompt response of emergency personnel is critical to the protection of life and preservation of property; and,

Whereas, the safety of our emergency responders is dependent upon the quality and accuracy of information obtained from citizens who telephone the Klickitat County 911/Dispatch center; and,

Whereas, Public Safety Telecommunicators are the first and most critical contact our citizens have with emergency services; and,

Whereas, Public Safety Telecommunicators are the single vital link for our emergency responders by monitoring their activities by radio, providing them critical information and insuring their safety; and,

Whereas, Public Safety Communications Officers of the Klickitat County Department of Emergency Management have contributed substantially to the apprehension of criminals, suppression of fires and treatment of patients; and,

Whereas, each Communications Officers has exhibited compassion, understanding and professionalism during the performance of their job in the past year;

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved that the Klickitat County Board of Commissioners proclaim the week of April 9 through 15, 2017 to be Public Safety Telecommunicators Week in Klickitat County, in honor of the men and women whose diligence and professionalism keep our county and its citizen’s safe.

Dated this 11th day of April, 2017.                                            

                                                                                    BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

                                                                                                Klickitat County, Washington



                                                                                    Jim Sizemore, Chairman


                                                                                    Rex F. Johnston, Commissioner


ATTEST:                                                                      David M. Sauter, Commissioner

Clerk of the Board


in and for the County of Klickitat,

State of Washington    

Additional Info...
Facebook Twitter Email