King County Sheriff’s Office to host ‘9-1-1 Citizen’s Academy’ on Sat., Sept. 27

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The King County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a ‘9-1-1 Citizen’s Academy’ in Renton from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27.

“The academy will educate citizens about the role 9-1-1 Communications Specialists play in the public safety system and will prepare them should they ever need to call 9-1-1,” reads an announcement.

This one day informational class will include everything from the history of 9-1-1 to how citizens can help 9-1-1 help them. A tour of the KCSO 9-1-1 Center is included, and optional “plug-in” time will be offered to academy attendees on follow-up dates for those interested.

The academy is open to anyone at least 18 years old with no felony convictions. Applicants must live or work in King County.

Applications to attend are now being accepted. Space is limited and completed applications should be turned in by Wednesday, September 24th, 2014.

Applications are available on the King County Sheriff’s Office website:

You can also request the applications by calling their Hotline at 206-205-6625, or by sending an email request to: [email protected].

KCSO’s Regional Communications Center is located at 3511 NE 2nd Street in Renton.

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One Response to “King County Sheriff’s Office to host ‘9-1-1 Citizen’s Academy’ on Sat., Sept. 27”
  1. John E says:

    These events are great gatherings with lots of information from various groups in the department and those related. I went to one in SeaTac and had a blast. You’ll learn some things and get to meet great folks and ask some questions.

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