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When tragedy strikes, we’ll be ready! We recently received a grant from @savinglives which was used to purchase 14 lifesaving trauma kits and training equipment. Each of our units will be equipped! Thank you @FirehouseSubs and @savinglives for supporting local first responders!
Congratulations to Comm Mgr. Whitney Gilbert on her graduation from @TCU and the prestigious @TCUCJ LEAD program. Whitney is the first non-sworn law enforcement leader to graduate from the TCU LEAD program and the second graduate currently serving the City of Lake Worth. #leadon
We want to get to know you, our community! These identical conversations will provide you with an opportunity meet and visit with members of LWPD. Both events will also provide an opportunity for honest dialogue about what matters most to you & your family. Join us! #worthit
Friendly Reminder: Although we do our very best to actively engage with our community via social media, we do not monitor our accounts 24/7. If you are ever in need of non-emergency services, please call our non-emergency line at (817) 237-1224. Call or text 9-1-1 in emergencies.
Congratulations K-9 Handlers! . ✅ First two-dog unit in department history! . ✅ First female handler in department history! (Ofc. Segeda) . ✅ Most experienced handler in department history! (Ofc. Sparks) . BIG things are happening @lakeworthpd! #worthit
💛 Telecommunicator Tip: “Any operational cell phone with a signal can call 9-1-1, even if it is not associated with a carrier or network.” #lakeworthpd #excellence #service #protection #telecommunicatorsweek #dispatch #headsethero
💛 Telecommunicator Tip: “9-1-1 is for emergencies only. Call if you can, text if you can’t.” - Erin #lakeworthpd #excellence #service #protection #telecommunicatorsweek #dispatch #headsethero
On Tuesday, Mayor Bowen issued a proclamation declaring April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. On hand was @afc_tarrant CEO Julie Evans to accept the proclamation and speak to the gravity of the problem right here in Tarrant County. Will you join us in saying #silenceendshere?
We cannot thank our friends at @HomeDepot enough for supporting us! We’re having a luau cookout tomorrow to celebrate our telecommunicators and while shopping for a grill, our local store manager approached us and generously offered to donate the one we were looking at. Wow! 🙌
💛 Telecommunicator Tip: “If you accidentally call 9-1-1, DO NOT HANG UP. When you realize your mistake, simply stay on the line and let us know it was an accident.” - Rhonda #lakeworthpd #excellence #service #protection #telecommunicatorsweek #dispatch #headsethero
💛 Telecommunicator Tip: “When calling 9-1-1, know your location.” - Ramona GPS and other location services are occasionally inaccurate. Knowing your exact location helps us get you the help you need as quickly as possible. #telecommunicatorsweek #dispatch #headsethero
💛 Telecommunicator Tip: “If you are ever in doubt, call 9-1-1. When you call, take a deep breath and try to remain calm. We’re here to help.” - Rachael #lakeworthpd #excellence #service #protection #telecommunicatorsweek #dispatch #headsethero
💛 Telecommunicator Tip: “Tell me your worst and I will send you our best. No emergency is too big or too small.” - Katelyn #lakeworthpd #excellence #service #protection #telecommunicatorsweek #dispatch #headsethero
We are honored to introduce you to our Ohana! This team of amazing telecommunicators handles the day to day operation of the Lake Worth PD Communications Center. They are often the first voice heard, & sometimes the last. With excellence, they serve our community 24/7. #worthit