Government Technology

Arlington County, Va., Opens New 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Center



May 16, 2008 By

Arlington County today unveiled its new, state-of-the-art Emergency Communications Center (ECC). The County will officially begin receiving incoming 9-1-1 calls in the new ECC on Tuesday, May 20.

The new Emergency Communications Center is the first significant upgrade since 1993 and brings advanced technology and enhanced capabilities to Arlington. The ECC accommodates a new, critically important digital radio system which includes interoperability features, enabling Arlington's first responders to better communicate with emergency partners throughout the region - local, state and federal.

"The expansion and improvement of the ECC is important to meet the ever-increasing demands for emergency services," said J. Walter Tejada, chairman of the Arlington County Board. "Arlington is committed to providing excellent public safety services for those who live, work, play and visit the county."

The ECC is part of Arlington's Office of Emergency Management, which was created in 2003 to provide the highest level of emergency preparedness for residents, employees and visitors. The new center includes more 9-1-1 lines, digital monitors, improved work conditions and energy efficient equipment.


| More

Comments

Add Your Comment

You are solely responsible for the content of your comments. We reserve the right to remove comments that are considered profane, vulgar, obscene, factually inaccurate, off-topic, or considered a personal attack.

In Our Library

White Papers | Exclusives Reports | Webinar Archives | Best Practices and Case Studies
Fresh Ideas In Online Security for Public Safety Organizations
Lesley Carhart, Senior Information Security Specialist at Motorola Solutions, knows that online and computer security are more challenging than ever. Personal smartphones, removable devices like USB storage drives, and social media have a significant impact on security. In “Fresh Ideas in Online Security for Public Safely Organizations,” Lesley provides recommendations to improve your online security against threats from social networks, removable devices, weak passwords and digital photos.
Meeting Constituents Where They Are With Dynamic, Real-Time Mobile Engagement
Leveraging the proven and open Kofax Mobile Capture Platform, organizations can rapidly integrate powerful mobile engagement solutions across the spectrum of mobile image capture, mobile data capture and complete mobile process integration. Kofax differentiates itself by extending capture to mobility, supporting multiple points of constituent engagement. Kofax solutions dynamically orchestrate the user’s mobile experience from a single platform—reducing time to market, improving process perf
Public Safety 2019
Motorola conducted an industry survey on the latest trends in public safety communications. The results provide an outlook of what technology is in store for your agency in the next five years. Download the results to gain this valuable insight.
View All

Featured Papers