Volume 2, Number 5 | May 2019
May 30, 2018
April 16, 2019
Training Center Ribbon-Cutting and Open House, May 30
DEC will celebrate the opening of its new Training Center, 4-6 p.m., Thursday, May 30. The event will include an official ribbon-cutting by Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney, building tours, light refreshments and a commemorative booklet for invited guests. Staff are needed to help with greeting guests, giving tours and serving refreshments.


Vote for RPD video
The RPD Lip Sync Challenge video that was shot last summer with DEC staff is in the running to be featured on a CBS-TV special. We need your vote to make it happen!

Download the PulsePoint app,
enter Be a Life Saver Contest
DEC was awarded a grant to increase use of the PulsePoint app in Richmond. If you are CPR-trained, you can download the free app to be notified when someone nearby has a sudden cardiac arrest. If you are not CPR-trained, you can use the app to register locations of AEDs. Take a screenshot of the app on your phone and send it to Karen by June 4 to be entered in a random drawing for a gym bag or folding camp chair. Also, DEC and RFD will set up a PulsePoint booth at the June 7 Friday Cheers event, 3:30-10 p.m.

April in review
National Telecommunicators Week, April 14-20, 2019
April's #I am Richmond 911 honoree is Deborah Jackson

Congratulations to Deborah Jackson, April's honoree for #IamRichmond911. In addition to making sure that all DEC employees are paid accurately, Deborah educates others on cancer awareness, volunteers at her church and feeds the less fortunate.


Supervisor of the Quarter

Ronetta Ince-Lewis and her platoon members celebrate her selection as the Supervisor of the Quarter.

DEC staff join Walking Day

DEC staff joined with DPW for a 1-mile walk to the Post Office and back for National Walking Day, April 3.
DEC Communicator Challenge
Last month's trivia winner
Congratulations to Kiondria Johnson , who correctly answered behind the reception desk at the ECC for the previous location of the pictured artwork. The answer could be found on the DEC Flickr site . Kee Kee's entry was chosen at random from all valid entries, and she won her choice of either a wireless charging pad or a power bank as a prize.

May trivia contest
All employees who submit a correct answer by the deadline according to these instructions will be entered into a drawing for a prize. All contest entries must be submitted by clicking the link in the box below (or emailing). Either way, the subject line must be "May Communicator Challenge answer." The correct answer and winner will be announced by email to all employees. Deadline to enter is May 13.
Richmond DEC | 804-646-5911 | www.richmondgov.com/EmergencyCommunications