STRATFORD, Conn. -- J.P. Sredzinski, who is the Public Safety Dispatch supervisor at the Stratford Public Safety Communications Center, has been honored with an international award for his work.
NICE, a provider of public safety solutions for 911 centers, announced the winners of its 2016 Public Safety Answering Points’ Finest Awards. Sredzinski received the top award as Line Supervisor of the Year.
Sredzinski is also a state representative in Monroe and Newtown.
NICE is a global recognition program for emergency communications professionals now in its 11th 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.
“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.”
Any public safety communications professional from any agency is eligible to be nominated. Winners are selected by a panel of judges from the 911 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.