Thousands of NY 911 dispatchers could soon be classified as first responders

Thousands of NY 911 dispatchers could soon be classified as first responders

East Farmingdale, NY- Thousands of 911 dispatchers in New York State, could soon be classified as first responders.  The bill which passed the New York State Legislature on Tuesday now heads to the Governor’s desk to be signed.

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Photo: In this Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 phjoto, communications officers work in the 911 dispatch center at the Rensselaer County Public Safety Building in Troy, N.Y.  (AP Photo/Mike Groll)