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Dispatch Center Re-Accredited


November 13, 2019

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Employees of the El Paso County Sheriff's Office Communications Dispatch Center are shown in their office.

On Tuesday, Nov 5, , the El Paso County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received notice it had been awarded re-accreditation with the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch. This is the seventh time the center has been accredited since 1999, and it is one of only 15 agencies in the world achieving this milestone.

This was no small endeavor due to multiple changes in the standards regarding protocol, the consolidation of the Sheriff's Office and Fountain Police Department Communications, and significant staffing shortages since the last accreditation.

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