Telecommuicator Certification Class boasts 100% pass rate 

Eight students completed recently completed a Telecommuicator Certification Class approved by Sheriffs’ Standards at Mitchell Community College. The course boasted a 100% pass rate on the final comprehensive exam.


Students were instructed on topics of the field, telecommunications systems and equipment, civil liability for telecommunicators, interpersonal communications, an overview of emergency services, communications resources, call reception and periodization, broadcast techniques and practical exercises along with various other subject matter. This 50-hour training course culminated in a Sheriffs’ Standards comprehensive exam. Completers are eligible to be certified as telecommunicators through the North Carolina Department of Justice, Sheriffs’ Standards Division. Students will now be required to complete at least 16 hours of in-service training annually in order to maintain their certification.


To learn more about the Telecommuicator Certification Class and Law Enforcement Continuing Education, contact Marty Byers at For more information on Public Safety training programs and courses, contact David Bullins at


Pictured above (Left-Right): Bottom row - Almurray Connor, III; Destiny Grubb; Jessica Davidson; Top row - Dwayne Christian; Lana Cornett; Joseph Parker; Willard Hedrick, Jr.; Not pictured - Alan Cranford.