RRRDC Celebrating National Telecommunicators Week

Red River Regional Dispatch Center is celebrating April 14-20, 2019 as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.  This week, celebrated annually during the second full week in April, honors the men and women who dedicate their lives to serving the public by answering 9-1-1 and non-emergency phone calls, dispatching police, fire and emergency medical services, and providing life-saving pre-arrival instructions to callers.   These dedicated public safety professionals are truly the "first first responders." Red River Regional Dispatch Center is honoring and celebrating the work done

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9-1-1 Guided CPR is Making a Difference

The work done by Communication Operators at RRRDC truly does make a difference. Every Communication Operator at RRRDC is Emergency Medical Dispatch certified and can provide pre-arrival instructions for cardiac arrest, childbirth, and choking. Early CPR increases the chance of survival and recovery in cardiac arrest.   RRRDC Communication Operators provide CPR instruction to callers numerous times each month and guide callers through by-stander CPR until police, fire, or EMS responders arrive on scene. To date in 2019, three Communications Operators have earned Life Saver Awards

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