News Flash

Home

Posted on: April 15, 2019

Mayors honor dispatchers with proclamation

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett have proclaimed April 14-20 as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week in Clarksville-Montgomery County to honor of the men and women of the E-911 Center whose diligence and professionalism help keep the community safe. 

E-911 Center dispatchers in Clarksville-Montgomery County, also known as dispatchers, are on the job 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  They are the first point of contact for people who need emergency services, and they provide a voice of reason and comfort for people who need help.

“I think we should call this National Heroes Week, because of the fine work our dispatchers do as the first line of contact to get emergency responders on their way,” Mayor Durrett said.

Brian Hitchcock, E-911 Center Director, said the center’s telecommunications professionals have a great track record of success despite handling a large volume of contacts. In 2018, for example, the Clarksville-Montgomery County dispatchers processed more than 332,000 calls.  

In the proclamation, Mayors Pitts and Durrett note that “Public Safety Telecommunicators are the first and most critical contact that citizens have with emergency services and are the single vital link  with police officers, EMS personnel and firefighters.”

Along with Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley and Director Hitchcock, the mayors presented plaques to two dispatchers -- Ashley Arrington and Benjamin Tribbett -- who were chosen by their peers at the E-911 Center to receive 2019 Co-Workers of the Year Awards.

dispatch 1

Ashley Arrington and Benjamin Tribbett, with plaques, were honored by their peers at the E-911 Center as 2019 Co-Workers of the Year. The plaques were bestowed Monday by, from left, Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley, County Mayor Jim Durrett, City Mayor Joe Pitts and E-911 Center Director Brian Hitchcock.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Home

Room Inn Meeting

Room In The Inn seeks help from churches

Posted on: October 18, 2019

Highway 41A construction underway

Posted on: October 11, 2019
Sidney Brown

City renames park to honor Sidney Brown

Posted on: October 9, 2019

City schedules Fair Housing Workshop

Posted on: October 2, 2019
MPO logo

Transportation plan available for review

Posted on: September 26, 2019
Garrett

Garrett backs cap on insulin costs

Posted on: September 20, 2019

Hot, dry weather increases fire hazards

Posted on: September 19, 2019
BeThereCampaign Banner

Summit to feature mental health experts

Posted on: September 19, 2019

Gold Star Memorial to be dedicated Saturday

Posted on: September 18, 2019

City Building & Codes to be closed Tuesday

Posted on: September 13, 2019
Police Community Team

CPD creates Community Relations Unit

Posted on: September 12, 2019
Imagination Proclamation

Mayors proclaim Imagination Library Month

Posted on: September 10, 2019
Bus Stop 2

CTS adds bus shelters, map of stops

Posted on: September 9, 2019
Suicide Prevention Training

Suicide prevention summit coming Oct. 3

Posted on: September 6, 2019
tennessee_state_logo_detail

Council approves Legislative Agenda

Posted on: September 6, 2019

School zone coming to MLK Parkway

Posted on: September 3, 2019
DT Parking 1

City overhauls downtown parking program

Posted on: August 26, 2019
Smith

Citizens invited to community meeting

Posted on: August 13, 2019
Mark Riggins

Riggins named GM at Gas & Water

Posted on: August 5, 2019
Vondell

Leaders want more entrepreneurship

Posted on: August 2, 2019
F Montgomery 2

New fire chief takes oath of office

Posted on: August 1, 2019
PAUL NELSON

Nelson named Interim Director at CTS

Posted on: June 20, 2019

CTS participates in BELL Academy

Posted on: June 12, 2019

Mayors proclaim Safe Boating Week

Posted on: May 22, 2019

Mayor Pitts to present 2020 budget

Posted on: May 20, 2019

Powers resigns City Council seat

Posted on: May 1, 2019

City rolls out a fresh new website

Posted on: April 8, 2019

50 Plus Games return May 13-18

Posted on: March 25, 2019

New Providence Pool to reopen Mar. 9

Posted on: March 7, 2019

Pipe collapse closes Canterbury Road

Posted on: March 7, 2019

Opioid Task Force to merge with ASAP

Posted on: March 4, 2019

Downtown Market wins four awards

Posted on: February 28, 2019

Transit System adds four new bus shelters

Posted on: February 27, 2019

New Providence Pool closed temporarily

Posted on: February 26, 2019

City to crack down at Transfer Center

Posted on: February 22, 2019

Jimmy Terry monument dedicated

Posted on: February 15, 2019

Police warn of red light camera scam

Posted on: February 12, 2019

Fire Rescue offers free smoke alarms

Posted on: February 8, 2019

Pastor Terry monument to be dedicated

Posted on: February 7, 2019

Trees to be replaced on Franklin Street

Posted on: January 28, 2019

City earns high marks in audit

Posted on: January 25, 2019

Fire Rescue applauds a good deed

Posted on: January 24, 2019

Fire Chief Michael Roberts to retire

Posted on: January 24, 2019

City seeks volunteers to serve on boards

Posted on: January 24, 2019

City offices to close for MLK Day

Posted on: January 18, 2019

Joe Pitts sworn in as Clarksville Mayor

Posted on: January 2, 2019