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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...

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For use when voice calls are not possibleForsyth County 911 residents in need of emergency services are now able to send a text message to 911 when voice calls are not viable. “Voice calls are still the best and fastest way to contact 911,” said ... Read more...

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CALEA Accreditation demonstrates commitment to excellenceThe Forsyth County 911 Center was awarded the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) Public Safety Communications Accreditation during the regional CALEA Conference held November 5, 2016. This accomplishment was recognized by the Forsyth County Board of ... Read more...

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Public comments are welcomed and encouragedThe Forsyth County 911 Center is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards. 911 Center Director Pat Giordano announced today that a team of assessors from the ... Read more...