Volume 1, Number 6 | June 2018
Richmond Capital Region to announce text-to-911 live across region
Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney and managers of surrounding counties will announce that text-to-911 is available throughout the region at a news conference on June 4. The new Public Service Announcement video will debut also.

Welcome a new communications officer supervisor
Welcome to Christopher Ward, a new communications officer supervisor. Coming from the Richmond Ambulance Authority, Chris has worked as a paramedic and in emergency communications since 1998. He and his wife live in Richmond and are expecting their first child in September. In his spare time, he enjoys playing the pipe organ.
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May in review
Construction allows test
of contingency plan
The plan for relocating some DEC employees on May 30 because of construction safety concerns offered a real-life test of the continuity of operations plan for other possible scenarios.

Educating the public about 911 and DEC
Thanks to staff who shared 911 and DEC information with community members at Police Community Walks on May 1 and May 9, Que Pasa Festival on May 5, the City Showcase at City Hall on May 9, and at the Senior Luncheon at Second Baptist Church, May 10. The next community event is the 5K Bike Ride and Community Day on June 16!

Richmond DEC | 804-646-5911 | www.richmondgov.com/EmergencyCommunications