Latest National Emergency Number Association Stories

2014-06-25 16:28:46

Heroes and Leaders Are Honored; Education, Training, and Public-Private Partnerships Are Fostered; Nashville Celebrities Drop By and Praise 9-1-1's "Unsung Heroes" NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal policy pronouncements, awards for heroic and dedicated emergency service, renewed and expanded corporate leadership, and hundreds of hours of meaningful dialogue and training were among the highlights of the National Emergency Number Association's (NENA's) Annual Conference...

2014-04-08 08:38:28

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emergency call takers have a new opportunity for professional education and development as the Friends of 9-1-1 initiative announces the availability of Telecommunicator Continuing Education Scholarships. Applications for the program are being accepted through April 30 and are open to any 9-1-1 call taker with at least one year of experience and good standing with his or her employer. "Working in 9-1-1 is a rewarding but pressure-packed job,"...

2014-04-01 08:33:01

9-1-1 Professionals Seek to Raise Awareness of 9-1-1 Challenges WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly every community is home to 9-1-1 call takers who have calmly and professionally saved the day in dangerous situations, whether it involves walking parents through saving their baby's life or communicating with a man who can't speak by having him tap the phone "yes" or "no" to a series of questions. NENA - The 9-1-1 Association - believes that April, also known as...

2014-03-24 08:27:49

NENA Members Call on Congress to Enact New Legislation ARLINGTON, Va., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 200 9-1-1 leaders from across the nation are gathering in Washington, DC, this week to discuss emergency communications issues with top policy makers. The annual event, known as "9-1-1 Goes to Washington," brings members of NENA, The 9-1-1 Association, to the nation's capital to educate lawmakers about the various challenges faced by local 9-1-1 call centers, which answer more than...

2013-06-21 23:04:16

Voiance exhibited at NENA’s 2013 Conference and Expo from June 15-20 in Charlotte, NC. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Voiance exhibited at NENA’s 2013 Conference and Expo from June 15-20 in Charlotte, NC. NENA, the National Emergency Number Association, serves its members and the greater public safety community as the only professional organization solely focused on 911 policy, technology, operations, and education issues. Voiance supports emergency service clients across the United...

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