Nominations are open for the 2012 PSAPs’ Finest Awards, sponsored by NICE Systems. Nominations are accepted in four categories: director, line supervisor, technician, and telecommunicator of the year.
Winners are selected by a panel of judges, who evaluate

candidates based on their achievements, knowledge, and years of service to public safety. This year’s judges include: Eric Janus (Operations Manager, Communications Centre, Ottawa Police Service); Jhonnie Ortiz (Public Safety Manager, Fort Worth Police Department, Fort Worth, Texas); Craig Schulz (IT Manager, Raleigh – Wake Co. Emergency Communications Center); and Anthony Castillo (Deputy Director, Emergency Communications, Norfolk, Virginia).

Nominations for the 2012 PSAPs’ Finest Awards can be submitted on the NICE website at www.nice.com/PSAP/2012 through June 1. Winners will be announced in August at the 78th Annual APCO Conference and Expo in a special ceremony in NICE’s booth.

Questions regarding the 2012 PSAPs’ Finest Awards can be directed to NICE Systems by emailing Welcome@NICE.com.