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Metro Newsroom - 2006 Archive


10/27/2006
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.

9/11/2006
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.

6/26/2006
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.