PO Box 1927, Portland, OR 97207
"...BOEC proudly honors the men and women who serve as public safety dispatchers and call-takers (9-1-1) during National Public-Safety Telecommunications Week, April 12-18, 2009."
"The press is invited to hear their compelling story and to ask questions."
"celebrate a year's worth of achievements and recognize the contributions made to public safety by the men and women who serve as public safety dispatchers, call-takers (9-1-1), managers, supervisors, and administrative staff."
Director Lisa Turley was recognized by her peers from the Oregon Chapter of the Association of Public Safety Officials (APCO) as the Manager of the Year
"Please take a moment to recognize the 9-1-1 Telecommunicators throughout the Metropolitan area who provide life-saving services to the community on a daily basis."
"City of Portland's Bureau of Emergency Communications (BOEC),....feels it is important to respond to this story to assure our community, both citizens and visitors, that they are in very good hands."
BOEC and three other communication centers discuss approaches to communication center consolidation and lessons learned
"It is the 41st birthday of the 9-1-1 call in the United States."