Volume 3, Number 4 | April 2020
Celebrating all of our employees during
National Telecommunicators Week, April 12-18
2019 NTW Tropical Tuesday
April 12-18 is National Telecommunicators Week, and we will be celebrating all DEC employees with themed dress-up days, food, prizes, and more. Because of COVID-19, this year's celebration has been scaled back, but we are still celebrating!

Stay safe and lessen the spread
of COVID-19
The novel Coronavirus has changed everything, including how we work in the DEC. Please read the message from Director Willoughby and make sure to follow the most up-to-date information and recommendations from these trusted sources:

City of Richmond (for the public)
March in review
Seven graduate from 33rd Basic Dispatch Academy
Congratulations to the seven graduates of the 33rd Basic Dispatch Academy, who graduated on Feb. 28. They are now completing on-the-job training in the Training Center.


#IamRichmond911 honoree Michael Sweeney
Michael performs as a drummer with two local Pipes and Drums groups, Old Dominion Firefighters Emerald Society and Metro Richmond Police Emerald Society.
Congratulations to Michael, the next-to-the-last #IamRichmond911 honoree!

Deadline to email your answer for the prize drawing is April 17. Send now!
Last month's winners
Everyone who correctly answered "I know my March Coworker" was entered into the random drawing for a prize. Congratulations to Leon Corbin , who knew that Dinita Jackson was the March coworker. Both chose from a 128 MB USB drive or a wireless charging pad as prizes.
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