The City of Dothan/Houston County Communications District will be sponsoring a Public Information Officer course.
Certification will be instructed by and certified through the Alabama Fire College. Dates of the class is November 29th – December 1st. Registration can be completed through the Alabama Fire College website, www.alabamafirecollege.org Class will be held at the City of Dothan/Houston County Emergency Operations Center located at 405 East Adams Street, Dothan, AL 36303.

Room blocks are available at Hilton Garden Inn and TownePlace Suites (Marriott). Also, Holiday Inn Express offers discount if you tell them you are attending a class for the Alabama Fire College. Links for Hilton Garden Inn and TownePlace Suites are listed below.

Book your group rate for PIo Training - City of Dothan/Houston County E 9-1-1  (TownePlace Suites Marriott)


http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/groups/personalized/D/DHNDOGI-NENA-20171129/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG (Hilton Garden Inn)

Look forward to seeing everyone! Any questions, please feel free to call or email me.


Holly A. Britain
E 9-1-1 Director
City of Dothan/Houston County
Communications District
(334) 615-3685 office


Alabama NENA - 1st Quarter Meeting - January 25th, 2018 - & Upcoming Events

The AL-NENA 1st quarter meeting will be Thursday, January 25th, 2018 at 10:00 am.

Site for ALNENA Quarterly meeting: 

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
More info soon

Executive Board meeting will be Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 --  Time and Place TBD.

2017 District 6 Legislative Breakfast

The Alabama Chapter of the National Emergency Number Association in conjunction with the Alabama 9-1-1 Board held its first legislative breakfast on April 5th. Designed to give legislators an opportunity to meet with 9-1-1 representatives from their area, the breakfast targeted U.S. House District 6. A lively discussion was held concerning Next Generation 9-1-1 and how Alabama intends to implement a statewide emergency services network that will tie all public safety answering points together and ensure that information is seamlessly transferred from caller to responder. State 9-1-1 Board Executive Director Leah Missildine shared her thoughts on steps that need to be taken to achieve maximum utilization of this network and Alabama NENA President Caleb Branch expanded on potential uses for this platform in an ever-changing digital age. More legislative breakfasts are plan during the next session - each held at the district level.


These are the Talking Points that was discussed in the meetings.

Below is a slideshow of photos taken.


Red E. Fox Costume

Red E. Fox costume was created as way to teach children how to save lives and property through the proper use of 9-1-1,  Red. E. Fox was created as a 9-1-1 Public Safety icon in the tradition of Smokey Bear and McGruff the Crime Dog.  Red E. Fox has been the official 9-1-1 mascot since 1994.

If you would like to borrow the costume for educational purposes, contact one of the agencies below:  

Job Announcements


IT/ GIS Coordinator

This position, at Marshall County 911 (MC911), will support and help maintain all computer hardware, software and communications resources (phone and radio) and provide desktop support to users who staff location 24 hour a day, 365 days a year. The position will also perform entry to intermediate level Geographical Information Systems (GIS) duties.

Text to 9-1-1

Attached are copies of a sample request letter for Text to 9-1-1 services and the contact information for the four Tier 1 wireless carriers that Districts will need to use to request Text to 9-1-1 service.  

Lee Moore (lee.moore@911consult.com) provided the generic letter and contact information of the carriers.  Ray Preston (ray.preston@att.com) provided the letter to AT&T.  

Gulf Coast Conference 2018


28th Annual 

Gulf Coast 9-1-1

October 14-17, 2018


​Perdido Beach Resort

Orange Beach, Alabama