SANDY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) – Dozens of dispatchers, firefighters and law enforcement officers gathered Wednesday for the APCO Utah awards ceremony.
The annual event was held at the Miller Conference Center at the Salt Lake Community College Sandy campus. Awards were given to public safety officers who work in or with 911 dispatch centers.
The Dispatcher of the Year award went to Becky Benson with Provo Police Department. In addition to the awards, the dispatchers and first responders held a luncheon.
ABC4 Utah’s Don Hudson was the keynote speaker for the event. He talked about the unique relationship between dispatchers and the media.