New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
Title 21 - Miscellaneous
Chapter LX - New York State 911 Board
Part 5201 - Minimum Standards Regarding Call-taker/dispatcher Training
Section 5201.1 - Definitions
Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 38, September 21, 2022
(a) PSAP means public safety answering point, a site designated and operated by a governmental entity for the purpose of receiving emergency calls from customers of a wireless telephone service supplier.
(b) Board means the New York State 911 Board.
(c) Call-taker/dispatcher means any person employed by or in any local or State government agency either full- or part-time whose duties include the answering of emergency telephone calls and/or the dispatching of emergency services personnel.
(d) ESDTEP means Emergency Services Dispatch Training/Evaluation Program.
(e) Trainer means any individual designated by the authority to train call-takers/dispatchers.
(f) Trainee means a call-taker/dispatcher who is currently being trained.
(g) Authority means the local governmental authority operating the PSAP.