Alpharetta 911 Is Awarded Re-Accreditation For An Additional 3 Year Period

Released May 18, 2016 08:37 AM
The City of Alpharetta is pleased to announce its 911 center was recently re-accredited by the International Academy of Emergency Dispatch (IAED) for an additional three year period. The re-accreditation award was received by 911 Supervisor Shawna Pope on behalf of the City of Alpharetta at the recent IAED convention in Washington, D.C.

Alpharetta’s 911 center is both nationally and internationally accredited as a Center of Excellence and is only 1 of 167 centers worldwide to obtain the prestigious destination.

Alpharetta Mayor David Belle Isle states “I am so proud of our 911 operators for their accomplishment. The attainment of the re-accreditation award by Alpharetta public safety’s 911 center is indicative of the quality of our public safety staff and their dedication to our community.”

Alpharetta Public Safety Director Gary George states “I have always believed the hardest job in public safety is that of a 911 operator. These professionals are the critical link between first responders and those in need. This award is a testament to how well our 911 operators are trained and how well they start the process of getting effective and efficient public safety services to our Alpharetta community.”