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Metro Newsroom - 2006 Archive

Veteran GE Executive Leads Metrosafe Contract Selection Team
Mayor Jerry Abramson today named Roger Schipke, a longtime senior vice president of General Electric who oversaw worldwide appliance operations, to lead Louisville Metro’s efforts to review, select and negotiate a multi-million dollar contract for the next phase of the MetroSafe emergency-communications network.

Mayor Dedicates MetroSafe Building in Honor of 9/11
Mayor Jerry Abramson today said that MetroSafe, the city’s state-of-the-art emergency-communications system, will serve as a tribute to the firefighters, EMS, police and other first responders who died in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

New Streamlined System Improves Emergency Response
Mayor Jerry Abramson unveiled Phase II of MetroSafe - a streamlined computer-dispatch system designed to improve emergency response and save lives.