National Public Safety Telecommunications Week celebrated

Posted: April 19th, 2013 | Filed under: Announcements, News Releases

April 14-20 is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, designated as a time to recognize the men and women such as 9-1-1 calltakers who dispatch emergency professionals during routine work and times of crisis. For the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office, the deputies who dispatch both patrol and other divisions work in the Col. Jerry Rathburn 9-1-1 Center on West St. Bernard Highway in Chalmette. On Thursday, April 18, there was a cake to mark Telecommunications Week and a visit by Sheriff James Pohlmann, at right, Chief Deputy Richard Baumy, seconf from left, and Lt. Robert Broadhead, at left. Shown with them in the 9-1-1 Center are Deputies Darlene Langsford, Heather Lyons and Shane Samaniego.