ECC Achieves Third Triple-ACE Accreditation

ECC Achieves Third Triple ACE Accreditation
Posted on 01/25/2024
MANATEE COUNTY, FL (January 25, 2024) – Manatee County Public Safety’s Emergency Communications Center has obtained an unprecedented achievement of the coveted Triple ACE Accreditation for the third time from the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED). This remarkable milestone not only underscores Manatee County's commitment to providing top-tier emergency communication services to the residents and visitors but also places the County among an exclusive group of only 13 emergency communications centers worldwide to achieve this esteemed accreditation.

The Triple ACE Accreditation, awarded by IAED, signifies excellence in the areas of medical, fire and police emergency dispatching. The accomplishment reinforces the role of emergency services as a vital component of the public safety infrastructure in Manatee County and positions the County among a distinguished group of global leaders in emergency-dispatch services.

“The Triple ACE Accreditation is a testament to the unwavering dedication and professionalism showcased by our Emergency Communications Center,“ said Manatee County District 6 Commissioner Jason Bearden. “This remarkable achievement not only emphasizes our unwavering commitment to excellence but also highlights our outstanding proficiency in providing police, fire and medical emergency services. I commend the entire team for their tireless efforts and relentless pursuit of excellence in emergency services.”

Manatee County will continue to prioritize ongoing training, technology upgrades and collaborative efforts to ensure that they consistently meet and exceed the expectations set by the IAED's rigorous accreditation standards.

The Manatee County Emergency Communications Center provides efficient and effective emergency communication services to the residents and visitors of Manatee County. The center operates 24/7, handling emergency calls and dispatching appropriate resources to ensure the safety and well-being of the community.