Saratoga County Board of Supervisors Resolution 92 of 2021

RESOLUTION 92 - 2021 Introduced by Supervisors Lant, Allen, Connolly, Lucia, Raymond, Schopf and Smith PROCLAIMING APRIL 11-17, 2021 AS “PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATORS WEEK” IN SARATOGA COUNTY WHEREAS, emergencies can occur at any time that require police, fire or emergency medical services; and WHEREAS, when an emergency occurs, the prompt response of police officers, firefighters and paramedics is critical to the protection of life and preservation of property; and WHEREAS, the safety of our police officers, firefighters and paramedics is dependent upon the quality and accuracy of information obtained from citizens who contact the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office Communications Division; and WHEREAS, public safety telecommunicators are the first and most critical contact our citizens have with emergency services; and WHEREAS, public safety telecommunicators are the single vital link for our police officers, firefighters, and paramedics by monitoring their activities by radio, providing them information and insuring their safety; and WHEREAS, public safety telecommunicators of the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office have contributed substantially to the apprehension of criminals, suppression of fires and treatment of those in need of medical care; and, WHEREAS, each telecommunicator of the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office has exhibited compassion, understanding and professionalism during the performance of their job during the 144,909 calls for service handled during 2020; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, that the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors hereby proclaim the week of April 11-17, 2021 as “Public Safety Telecommunicators Week” in Saratoga County, in honor of the men and women of the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office Communications Division, whose diligence and professionalism keep us safe.

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