Route Support Communications Volunteers
June 24 @ 5:30 am - 3:00 pm
The Ride For Roswell – Saturday, June 24, 2017 – 5:30 am – 3:00 pm
Seeking volunteers to staff event support center – call takers and data loggers.
Fun for CERT & Law Enforcement Explorers, Fire Explorers, Communications Volunteers
RSVP – Tom Johnston – firstname.lastname@example.org – 716-845-3945
Volunteers will be trained in Disaster LAN (DLAN) software.
Call takers answer calls & create incident tickets in the DLAN system.
Data loggers work with ARES ham radio operators to dispatch support vehicles.
Volunteers will cover one or more 4 hour shifts at Amherst Police Department HQ, 500 JJ Audubon parkway, Amherst, NY 14228. Indoor, climate controlled working environment, morning refreshments & lunch provided.
DLAN is the premier incident management software from Buffalo Computer Graphics, used worldwide by law enforcement and public safety agencies. DLAN training provided – June 5, 2017 – 5:30 pm, Ingram Micro, Wehrle Drive, Amherst, NY 14221.
Alternate dates for training & on the job training can be scheduled.
Event scope –
350 + miles in Canada & USA, 4 counties, 14 jurisdictions.
8,000 bicycle riders, 2,000 volunteers, families, & guests.
Based at UB Amherst & at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo.
Participating Agencies –
Police Departments Amherst Police, Buffalo Police, Niagara Falls NY Police, City of Tonawanda Police, Town of Tonawanda Police, City of North Tonawanda Police, Cheektowaga Police, Hamburg Police, West Seneca Police.
Volunteer Fire Companies Akron, Alabama, Barker, Brighton, Clarence Center, Ellwood, Ellicott Creek, Newstead, River Road, Swormville, Sheridan Park, Wolcottsville, NYS Red Knights Association.
Emergency Medical Services Twin City Ambulance, Rural Metro Ambulance, Erie County SMART.
Erie County Erie County Sheriff’s Office, Department of Emergency Services, Highway Department, Parks and Recreation Department, Amateur Radio Emergency Services.
Niagara County Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, Department of Emergency Services, Amateur Radio Emergency Services. Orleans County Orleans County Sheriff’s Office.
State of New York Roswell Park Public Safety, NYS Police, NYS University Police at UB, NYS Thruway Authority, NYS Department of Transportation, NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation, NYS Parks Police.
Canada Peace Bridge Authority, Niagara Falls Bridge Commission, Canada Border Services Agency, US Customs & Border Protection, Niagara Parks Commission, Niagara Parks Police Service, Niagara Regional Police Service, St. Johns Ambulance, Niagara Regional EMS.