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With a racing heart and sweating palms, a husband looks at his wife helplessly as she lies collapsed on the floor, suffering a cardiac event. Everyone knows how to press 9-1-1, but what about the next step? What is he supposed to do while ... Read more...

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During their Jan. 5 meeting, the Board of Commissioners recognized Chris Grimes for his service as the EMA and 911 Center director. During his time with Forsyth County, beginning in 2013, Grimes contributed in many areas to the County’s overall safety during various times of ... Read more...

Forsyth County’s 911 Center unveiled a new art installation on Jan. 5 that celebrates life and the success stories from emergency calls. “In this line of work, it’s easy to focus on the stories that don’t turn out the way we want them to,” said ... Read more...

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Forsyth County 911 Center will host a hiring event for interested people on Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Public Safety Complex (3520 Settingdown Rd.). Attendees can learn more about all that comes with a position as a Telecommunications Officer and have questions ... Read more...

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For emergencies, including a water/sewer emergency, call 911 during the maintenance period Please be advised that beginning at approximately 9 p.m., a scheduled maintenance update will be made to the county Mitel voicemail system which will temporarily interrupt voicemail and auto attendant functionalities. This update ... Read more...

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Public Safety Career Fair to be held Feb. 12 The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, Fire Department and 911 Center along with the Forsyth County Chamber will host a career fair on Saturday, Feb. 12, for individuals interested in learning more about starting or continuing a ... Read more...

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Sheriff Ron Freeman, Fire Chief Barry Head and EMA Director Chris Grimes show their appreciation for all 911 communications officers do for their departments and the County as a whole. Watch the video below to learn more. The Forsyth County 911 Center is offering bonuses for current ... Read more...

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Current Communications Officers to receive $2,500 bonus and new officers can receive sign-on bonuses The Forsyth County 911 Center is offering bonuses for current Communications Officers and offering hiring incentives for new officers to help recruit and retain top talent. The following incentive plan for ... Read more...

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CALEA to evaluate 911 Centerfor accreditation that demonstrates commitment to excellence As part of the process to be awarded theCommission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) Public SafetyCommunications Accreditation, a team of assessors will examine all aspects ofthe 911 Center’s policy and procedures, management, ... Read more...

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Effective July 1, 2019, the Forsyth County 911 Center has been realigned under the Forsyth County Emergency Management Agency (EMA). Previously, the 911 Center reported directly to the county manager.“Our goal is to continue to be as efficient as possible for our community,” said ... Read more...