SAUGUS — Chief Michael Ricciardelli, on behalf of the Saugus Police Department, would like to thank Saugus’ public safety dispatchers during this year’s National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (NPSTW) is held annually during the second week of April to honor telecommunications personnel for their commitment, service and professionalism.

NPSTW, held this year from April 9-15, is a time to celebrate and thank telecommunications professionals across the country who serve their communities, citizens and public safety personnel 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

“I would like to recognize Saugus’ team of dedicated dispatchers for their commitment each day to keep our residents safe,” said Chief Ricciardelli. “These dispatchers serve as the first point of contact for people in crisis and we are extremely grateful for their service to our department and our community.”

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