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SPARK Elementary School Student Safety

May 15, 2012

Thanks to Stephany Heller, Virginia Avenue Street Captain and SPARK mother, for getting the ball rolling for a 911 training session for these students. I attended one of the student sessions led by 911 call center staffers and was amazed at how well-trained the 1st graders were about stranger danger and how to call 911…

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Register for Smart 911

March 12, 2012

To aid you when you have to make a 911 emergency call for help – sign up for the APD Smart 911 system to have your household vitals already registered. It’s so much easier to remember facts in this enrollment process at your keyboard than when you are frantically calling for help in an emergency.…

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February 26, 2012

If you have not already filed your household/family info with the new Smart 911 system – go to https://www.smart911.com/ for info as to how to let our 911 folks know about details you may have trouble remembering when you make a 911 call in an emergency. So much easier to get all the facts straight…

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APD Announces 911 Call Center Enhancements

December 18, 2011

Details of this new program are at http://www.atlantapd.org/911enhancements.aspx. The “household safety profile” is a great way to assist first responders to your home. Note that this report states that our 911 call center has handled over ONE MILLION such calls so far in 2011!!

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Voice – Summer 1993

May 1, 1993

Download PDF (2.8 MB) – Volunteers needed for Summerfest success – Tim Shirley’s neighborhood outreach – 911…operator this is an emergency (how to use 911), by Joyce Gross – Keep your lights on (for safety), by Swan McKnight – Buy a brick for John Howell Park, by Jerry Bright – A guide to buying art…

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