Entries by Lori Alexander

Kansas NG911 i3 – RapidDeploy – SMS Updates

This last week was a busy one for the team.  11 sites cut live with i3 and 7 sites cut live with RapidDeploy Radius Plus. This summer is looking to be even busier with the continuation of updates to i3 and the new map with Radius Plus for the remaining sites.  In addition, we will […]

National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week

Across the nation in times of intense personal crisis and community-wide disasters, the first access point for those seeking all classes of emergency services is 9-1-1. The 1200 Kansas Emergency Telecommunicators staffing local and county emergency communications centers that receive these calls have emerged as the first and single point of contact for persons seeking […]

COVID-19 Resource Web Page for Kansas PSAPs

Kansas PSAPs can find resources on COVID-19 located on one web page on the Kansas 911 Coordinating Council’s website. Use this resource to find sample documents, situational awareness maps, news-stories, webinars and many website resources. Locate the web page at COVID-19 PSAP Resources

Coming Soon! All New Knowledge Center

The Kansas 911 Knowledge Center is moving to a new platform April 1st, 2020 You will have limited functionality with the current Knowledge Center from 3/1/2020 to 3/31/2020. See the links below for additional information. LEARN Coming Soon All Users LEARN Admins  

Admin Day 2020 – Save the Date

Admin Day 2020 will be held in Salina at the Hilton Garden Inn, 3320 South 9th, Salina, Kansas on November 5th, 2020.  More information will be posted as we firm up the schedule.   If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me. Lori Alexander [email protected]

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Kansas 911 Goes to Washington

Josh Michaelis, Operations Committee Chair for the Kansas 911 Coordinating Council spent a week in Washington, D.C. attending numerous events.  While in Washington, D.C. Josh had the opportunity to speak with Ajit Pai, FCC Chairman on topics involving NG911.      

Statewide Tornado Drill -March 3rd 10AM

Tornado Drill The National Weather Service in Topeka will conduct a Tornado Drill @ 10am Tuesday, March 3rd. Everyone is encouraged to participate in the drill by practicing seeking secure, safe shelter from a tornado. This test will be broadcast over NOAA All Hazards Weather Radio and many local television and radio stations. Local officials may also sound […]

Smith County Go Live October 17, 2019

Smith County’s 911 Director Chad Meyer in the attached photo for the 94th Hosted 911 system Smith Co purchased an Avaya phone system from AT&T which was installed prior to cut and integrated to the Vesta on the cut-over day.  The AT&T Tiger Team had to install the 911 rack in the hallway prior to […]