- Thursday, April 25, 2013
The dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South report the following fire calls:
Thursday, April 18: 11:02 am, motor vehicle accident, near 148 Berkshire Road, Sandy Hook responded.
Friday, April 19: 1:09 pm, investigation, near intersection of Platts Hill Road and Arlyn Ridge Road, Botsford responded.
- Thursday, April 18, 2013
The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) presented an award to the staff of the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South on April 17. The award recognizes the communications center’s expert handling of radio telecommunications traffic stemming from the December 14 shooting incident at Sandy Hook School.
- Wednesday, April 3, 2013
In recognition of the intense effort involved in handling the emergency radio telecommunications traffic that stemmed from the December 14 mass shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South has received an Outstanding 9-1-1 Call Center Award.
Sharing the award with Newtown was a similar emergency communications center for Aurora, Colorado, where a mass shooting incident occurred in a movie theater last July 20.