News : NICE Announces Recipients of 2016 PSAPs’ Finest Awards
Paramus, NJ, USA, Aug 15, 2016 -- NICE (NASDAQ: NICE) announced the winners of its 2016 PSAPs’ Finest Awards, a global recognition program for emergency communications professionals now in its eleventh year. Awards are presented annually to individuals chosen as the Director, Line Supervisor, Technician, and Telecommunicator of the Year. New for 2016 was the addition of a category for PSAP of the Year.
Sponsored by NICE, a provider of public safety solutions for 9-1-1 centers, the PSAPs’ Finest awards recognizes individuals for their contributions to emergency communications. Any public safety communications professional from any agency is eligible to be nominated. Winners are selected by a panel of judges from the 9-1-1 industry based on criteria such as: years of service, exemplary contributions to their agency, innovative thinking and execution, depth of knowledge, dedication, and specific positive impacts to public safety communications in their communities.
The 2016 award recipients are:
PSAP of the Year Winnipeg Police Service, Division 36
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Director of the Year - Steven Sharpe
Director of Emergency Communications
Genesee County Sheriff's Office Batavia, NY
Line Supervisor of the Year - J.P. Sredzinski
Public Safety Dispatch Supervisor Stratford Public Safety Communications Center (SPSCC) Stratford, CT
Technician of the Year — Damon Farmer
Application Support Analyst
Telecommunicator of the Year - Nicole Lea
Oneida County Sheriff Office Rhinelander, WI
"On behalf of NICE, I’d like to extend our warmest congratulations to this year’s PSAPs’ Finest Winners," said John Rennie, General Manager of the NICE Public Safety group. "As a trusted industry partner for over 30 years, NICE understands the critical role of emergency communications. We’re honored to be able to recognize these outstanding award recipients, who are all shining stars in their respective fields and have proven their dedication to helping safeguard their fellow citizens."
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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NICE (NASDAQ: NICE), is a worldwide provider of intent-based solutions that capture and analyze interactions and transactions, realize intent, and extract and leverage insights to deliver impact in real time. Driven by cross-channel and multi-sensor analytics, NICE solutions enable organizations to improve business performance, increase operational efficiency, prevent financial crime, ensure compliance, and enhance safety and security. NICE serves over 25,000 organizations in the enterprise and security sectors, representing a variety of sizes and industries in more than 150 countries, and including over 80 of the Fortune 100 companies.
Published: Thursday, August 18, 2016