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New Mexico Statutes Chapter 29. Law Enforcement § 29-7C-2. Definitions

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As used in the Public Safety Telecommunicator Training Act:

A. “board” means the New Mexico law enforcement academy board;

B. “certified” means meeting the training standards established by statute and rule as determined by the board;

C. “director” means the director of the New Mexico law enforcement academy;

D. “dispatch” means the relay of information to public safety personnel by all forms of communication;

E. “safety agency” means a unit of state or local government, a special purpose district or a private business that provides police, firefighting or emergency medical services;  and

F. “telecommunicator” means an employee or volunteer of a safety agency who:

(1) receives calls or dispatches the appropriate personnel or equipment in response to calls for police, fire or medical services;  and

(2) makes decisions affecting the life, health or welfare of the public or safety employees.

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