Tag: Emergency Telecommunicators
CAPCOG Emergency Communications offers licensing course
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The CAPCOG Emergency Communications Division is offering its first, in-person 80-hour Basic Telecommunicator Licensing Course throughout August and is scheduling two additional courses to be completed before the end of the year. Covering 10 telecommunicator topics the course prepares telecommunicators

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CAPCOG provides stress coping courses for 9-1-1 call takers
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CAPCOG’s Emergency Communications Division is hosting two, eight-hour courses in June to help emergency telecommunicators better manage job stress and protect their emotional and mental wellbeing. The Power of 9-1-1 Peer Support will be on June 17 and Resilience: Transforming

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CAPCOG to recognize emergency telecommunicators in April
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CAPCOG, in its capacity as the Capital Area Emergency Telecommunications District, will honor the region’s more than 800 emergency telecommunicators during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week — April 10 through 16 — and encourages local jurisdictions to participate in recognizing

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CAPCOG trains telecommunicators leadership, wellness
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The CAPCOG Emergency Communications Divisions is hosting two courses that seek to improve emergency telecommunicators leadership and personal mental fortitude. The 8-hour courses will take place in CAPCOG’s Cedar Room at 6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Suite 165, in Austin.

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Telecommunicators week honors dedicated service
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The past year resulted in many challenging circumstances for emergency telecommunicators from the COVID-19 pandemic to the February winter storm making it even more important to recognize their endless dedication to serving the residents of the 10-county region during National

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CAPCOG offers 9-1-1 telecommunicators pandemic training
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CAPCOG’s Emergency Communications Division conducted its first pandemic specific course for emergency telecommunicators in early December and a second will follow in January. The live virtual courses aim to further aid the region’s first responders in enduring through crises that

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Texas NENA members elect CAPCOG’s Aurora to board
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Members of the Texas National Emergency Number Association (NENA) elected CAPCOG’s Mike Aurora to serve on its board as the Central Regional Coordinator; the position allows him pursue the same passion that drove him to working as a 9-1-1 telecommunications

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Peace officer, telecommunicator courses return to classroom
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CAPCOG’s Regional Law Enforcement Academy and the Emergency Communications Division have started offering in-person training while taking COVID-19 safety precautions, so peace officers and emergency telecommunicators can complete state and federal mandated training requirements. CAPCOG also is continuing to expand

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CAPCOG teaches telecommunicators during pandemic
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The CAPCOG Emergency Communications Division continues to deliver training to emergency telecommunicators amid the COVID-19 pandemic through live and prerecorded online courses, so they can enhance and hone their skills, learn new proficiencies, and complete state mandated training requirements in

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CAPCOG celebrates region’s emergency telecommunicators
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The CAPCOG Executive Committee honored the region’s emergency telecommunicators with a March proclamation declaring April 12 through April 18 as National Public Safety Telecommunicator week. “Telecommunicators are the true backbone of the 9-1-1 system,” and “CAPCOG recognizes the professional and

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