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The latest news and press releases from Emergency Services and Communications.
CONCORD, New Hampshire – The New Hampshire Department of Safety, Division of Emergency Services and Communications (DESC) has been recognized by The International Academies of Emergency Dispatch® (IAE...
Posted: March 21, 2023
***Public Notice*** The New Hampshire E-911 Commission Quarterly Meeting will be held on Friday, March 17, 2023 at 11:00 AM. Location: NH Fire Academy Dormitory Building, 98 Smokey Bear Blvd., ...
Posted: March 10, 2023
Windham Man Reunited with NH 911 Dispatcher, Other First Responders He Credits for Saving His Life after Cardiac Arrest
Concord, New Hampshire – A Windham man who survived a sudden cardiac arrest in September reunited with the NH 911 dispatcher and other first responders he credits for saving his life. New Hampshire De...
Posted: November 11, 2022
Concord, New Hampshire – The New Hampshire Department of Safety, Division of Emergency Services and Communications announces it has partnered with PulsePoint, a 501(c)(3) public non-profit foundation ...
Posted: May 05, 2022
Concord, New Hampshire – The New Hampshire Department of Safety's Division of Emergency Services and Communications (E-911) would like to notify residents and visitors of a Verizon Wireless network is...
Posted: April 01, 2022
Concord, NH – On May 13, 2021, 911 Telecommunicator Marti Dennerly answered a 911 call for a Concord Banks Chevrolet service technician who had passed out in the bed of a truck in the Service Center. ...
Posted: December 06, 2021
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced that 10-digit dialing will be required for local calls starting Oct. 24, 2021 and encourages callers to be aware and prepare. The NH Divisi...
Posted: October 14, 2021
Concord, NH – New Hampshire first implemented a 'Text-to-911' solution in February 2015, giving residents and visitors to the state the ability to text 9-1-1 for emergencies in which speaking may not ...
Posted: August 31, 2021
Concord, NH – The International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED) announced on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, the IAED 2020 Dispatcher of the Year as NH 911 Telecommunicator Bethany Drew. The IAED ha...
Posted: April 30, 2020