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Police department teaches students about 9-1-1 

Program will cover when and how to call 9-1-1

Second graders at Pat Butler, Kermit King, Winifred Pifer, Georgia Brown, Bauer-Speck & Virginia Peterson will be visited by dispatchers Donna King and Rebecca Scott to learn important information about when and how to call 9-1-1.

Second graders at Pat Butler, Kermit King, Winifred Pifer, Georgia Brown, Bauer-Speck & Virginia Peterson will be visited by dispatchers Donna King and Rebecca Scott to learn important information about when and how to call 9-1-1.

–Starting this week, Paso Robles Police Dispatchers are heading to local elementary schools to teach the students about 9-1-1. Second graders at Pat Butler, Kermit King, Winifred Pifer, Georgia Brown, Bauer-Speck & Virginia Peterson will be visited by dispatchers Rebecca Scott and Donna King to learn important information about when and how to call 9-1-1.

This education program was developed by 9-1-1 for Kids, the official emergency caller training program created by US 9-1-1 communication center officials; emergency medical, fire and law enforcement professionals who were charged with the task of developing educational tools to help reduce the high numbers of non-emergency calls made to 9-1-1. The program has proactively worked to decrease the incidence of accidental and prank calls since its inception.

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