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WHEREAS, emergencies can occur at any time that require police, fire or emergency medical services; and

WHEREAS, when an emergency occurs, the prompt response of police officers, firefighters and paramedics is critical to the protection of life and preservation of property; and

WHEREAS, the safety of our police officers and firefighters is dependent upon the quality and accuracy of information obtained from citizens who telephone a Nevada police-fire communications center; and

WHEREAS, in the Silver State, Public Safety Telecommunicators are the first and most critical contact our citizens have with emergency services; and

WHEREAS, Public Safety Telecommunicators can no longer be regarded as administrative or clerical professionals; the emergencies they handle in real time make them the “first” first responders; and

WHEREAS, the single vital link for our police officers and firefighters are the Public Safety Telecommunicators, as they are responsible for monitoring the first responders’ activities and providing them with crucial information which ensures their safety; and

WHEREAS, Public Safety Telecommunicators of Nevada have contributed extensively to the apprehension of criminals, suppression of fires and treatment of patients; and

WHEREAS, throughout the past year, Public Safety Telecommunicators have exhibited compassion, understanding and professionalism during the performance of their duties and the State of Nevada is grateful for their commitment to keeping Nevadans and visitors protected and safe;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim the week of April 10 - 16, 2022, as


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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 22nd day of March 2022.

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