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September 11, 2014

NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 11, 2014

Learn about the internal workings of the 9-1-1 emergency dispatch center at the 9-1-1 Citizen’s Academy.

The one-day class will be held at the Regional Communications Center, 3511 N.E. Second St. in Renton, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 27. Space is limited; turn in applications by Sept. 24.

Learn about the role 9-1-1 communications specialists play in the public safety system and prepare in case you ever need to call 9-1-1.

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

August 20, 2013

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. Read more