Thursday, December 01, 2005

911/311 Director to Speak in Logan Circle

At the request of ANC2F, Michael Latessa, Director of the District Office of Unified Communications (OUC) has agreed to give a presentation on the OUC and take questions from the community at the upcoming ANC public meeting on Wednesday, December 7, 2005 at The Washington Plaza Hotel.

The OUC was created in FY 2005 and consolidates the emergency 911 and non-emergency 311 and 727-1000 call activities from the Metropolitan Police Department, Fire and Emergency Medical Services, and the Customer Service Operations.

The OUC provides centralized District-wide coordination and management of public safety voice radio technology and other public safety wireless communication systems and resources. Read more on the OUC here.

Mayor Anthony A. Williams announced the appointment of Michael Latessa as Director of the Public Safety Communications Center (PCSS) on January 26, 2004. The PSCC, now known as the Office of Unified Communications, is the 911/311 operations center for the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) and the Fire and Emergency Medical Services (FEMS) Department.

Please join us for this discussion.

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