Police – Telecommunicator Training – NECI 911: “Suicide Calls”

Telecommunicator Training – NECI 911: “Suicide Calls”

  • May 14, 2020
  • November 13, 2020

The purpose of this course is to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to properly handle suicidal callers. The course is designed to inform the 9-1-1 Dispatcher about the suicidal mind and specific courses of action when confronted with a suicide call.

Performance Objectives

Upon completion of this block of instruction, the student will be able to:

  1. Understanding common myths about suicide
  2. Understand the answers to frequently asked questions about suicidal people
  3. Understanding suicide
  4. Understanding suicidal people
  5. Demonstrate how to effectively handle a suicide call

Conducted by Dennis L Snyder Jr. and Donald Smith, 911 System Operations Coordinators

Morris County Department of Law and Public Safety, Communications Division