A 911 dispatcher at SouthCom Dispatch in Matteson. (Photo: SouthCom)
Washington, D.C.-(ENEWSPF)- Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL-02), introduced the bipartisan Providing Resources and Occupational Training for Emotional Crisis and Trauma (PROTECT) 911 Act to address important health and wellness issues for our nation’s 9-1-1 call-takers and dispatchers. Congresswoman Norma Torres (D-CA-35), Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01), and Congressman Peter Meijer (R-MI-03) are original cosponsors.
“Our nation’s 9-1-1 call takers and emergency dispatchers take calls from people experiencing some of the . . .