Sheriff’s office to host 9-1-1 Citizen’s Academy

August 20, 2013

By Staff

Come to the King County Sheriff’s Office on Sept. 28 to learn about the role 9-1-1 communications specialists play in the public safety system and what to do when you dial 9-1-1.

The 9-1-1 Citizen’s Academy class, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 516 Third Ave., W-150, Seattle, includes everything from the history of 9-1-1 to what the KCSO has done for quality improvement. There is also a tour of the KCSO 9-1-1 Center, with an optional observation time with a call receiver and dispatcher.

Attendees must be at least 18 years old with no felony convictions and live or work in King County. The office is now accepting applications to attend. Space is limited and completed applications are due Sept. 20. Mail forms to RCECC, Attn: Tara Murker, 3511 N.E. Second St., Renton, WA 98056, or scan and email them to You can also fax them to 206-205-7969. If you scan, email or fax forms, you must bring the originals with you.

Find the forms and more information at



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