See bottom of Blog to see info Unions, Wiki page, Vote Quinn OUT! etc.

See my YouTubes & Blog Postings on CityTime Corruption starting w/ May 27, 2010 Suzannah B. Troy's 1st YouTube on CityTime calling for NO renewal w/ SAIC and a full investigation!!! Reminder: Rudy gave us SAIC & CityTime (We didn’t need either-Mike ran with it Tax Payer’s Titanic)
Don't believe the news, New Yorkers are angry & will not vote for BLOOMBERG! Note: Mayor Bloomberg and his top deputies & key staff all took immunity in the Haggerty trial. Why? Mike Bloomberg broke campaign laws and committed perjury Haggerty Trial. Next the CityTime Trial with Team Bloomberg suffering amnesia yet again! Stay tuned! Vote for Christine Quinn if YOU want Mike to have a 4th term from the golf course! In front of SAIC NY offices demanding way more than 600 million $ back for The People of NYC !http://youtu.be/5MgD4ncQF18 Letter in Defense of Suzannah's YouTube Channel GoogleE-Burka by Louis Flores URGENT 911 Tech System ECTP Criminal Investigation Needed! http://mayorbloombergkingofnewyork.blogspot.com/2012/09/citytime-ectp-yell-down-mayor-bloomberg.html?m=1
Mike Yelled down Aug. 20 CityTime and ECTP 911 Tech

Sunday, February 28, 2016

YouTube Censorship -- My YouTubes Critical of mayor Mike Bloomberg removed for 28 hours before he barely won his illegal 3rd term

http://suzannahbtroy.blogspot.com/2009/09/how-youtube-banned-me-and-my-work-was.html

FYI the wikipedia page on me being censored was censored first cyber vandalized in a misogynist
attack and than deleted.....

but I am acknowledged on Wikipages on men -- Giuseppi Logan and NYPD Joe Sanchez and on a general page on censorship wiki I am still there.



https://www.coursehero.com/file/p2qkl8n/108-In-September-2009-the-account-of-artist-Suzannah-B-Troy-who-posted-videos   Page 7-8 censorship under mayor Mike Bloomberg my youtubes removed for 28 hours until I got them back....





sia with pressuring Youtube to do this. [111] In February 2007, Viacom sent upwards of 100,000 DMCA takedown notices to the video-sharing site YouTube . Of the 100,000, notices approximately 60–70 non-infringing videos were removed under the auspices of copyright infringement. [11] On March 13, 2007, Viacom filed a US$1 billion lawsuit against Google and YouTube alleging massive copyright infringement , alleging that users frequently uploaded copyrighted material to YouTube—enough to cause a hit in revenue for Viacom and a gain in advertisement revenue for YouTube. [12] The complaint contended that almost 160,000 unauthorized clips of Viacom’s programming were made available on YouTube and that these clips had collectively been viewed more than 1.5 billion times. However, the suit was seen by some as hypocritical. They claim that Viacom, through various programming on subsidiary channels, was infringing the rights of many Youtube users by uploading their videos without permission or compensation. In July 2008, the case generated controversy when District Judge Louis Stanton ruled that YouTube was required to hand over data detailing the viewing habits of every user who had ever watched videos on the site. [13] Judge Stanton rejected Viacom's request for YouTube to hand over the source code of its search engine system, saying that the code was a trade secret [14] Google and Viacom later agreed to allow Google to anonymize all the data before handing it over to Viacom. [15]
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Friday, February 12, 2016

Mike Bloomberg King of Censorship and Tech Corruption CityTime, 911, etc

@twitter if mike Bloomberg gang remove my Twitter acct I will hire lawyer sue Twitter for censorship Google YouTube returned mychannel apologized



Suzannah B. Troy (@suzannahbtroy)
@YourSuperCritic @nypost ask Bloomberg y 911 tech billion $s over budget 2nd cmd Ctr not up suppose to be done 2012! …orbloombergkingofnewyork.blogspot.com/2016/02/mike-b…

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Mike Bloomberg King of Censorship and Tech Corruption CityTime, 911, etc

The fleet of tech Titanic's complete rip off possibly even 311 in the top 3 billions of taxpayer dollars abuse under Mike Bloomberg the emperor was not wearing clothes it's unbelievable  he could get anywhere near taxpayer money on a federal level and allow even more horrific abuses 911 is the worst and that's our safety and the second command center in the Bronx that was supposed to be up and running in 2012 still not up and is now and $900 million what I call campus
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Randall buck Wood election lawyer Bloomberg Can't Win! FYI clueless Bloomberg NYC 911 Corruption bigger than CityTime

http://nypost.com/2016/02/12/election-lawyer-wont-work-for-bloomberg-because-he-cant-win/



Randall doesn't know about mayor Bloomberg tax payer tech titanics?

http://mayorbloombergkingofnewyork.blogspot.com/2016/01/mike-bloomberg-mulling-run-for-pres.html?m=1



http://mayorbloombergkingofnewyork.blogspot.com/2016/02/mayor-bloomberg-ray-kelly-chief-chuck_9.html?m=1

911 tech corruption 1,000,000,000+ dollars over budget before he left office and the second backup unit in the Bronx was supposed to be done in 2012 it's still not done everyone got away with murder and he gave kickbacks to everyone who protected him he will not be mayor if he can handle this kind of budget I can't imagine what would go on on the federal level ceiling corruption like Wall Street we are heading towards an implosion with this kind of behavior with contractors especially defense contractors. 

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Mike Bloomberg let 911 Spiral 1 Billion Dollars over budget 2nd command Center Bronx went from 50 million to 900 million 1 clue why he can' t be president

Federal level defense contractors and pals over billing and go over budget more than a few billion but if bloomberg with Mark Page couldn't stop 911 tech titanic along with CityTime, 311 -- what is the price tag for 311 -- if you knew you might think we were robbed, Board of Election tech a rip off and cruel joke, FDNY Wireless, NYC Wins - nope city didn't win -- Board of Ed tech so many rip-offs...


the latest mystery on the rip offs 911
NYC gov 911 scandal bigger than CityTime -- rewind  Jun 21 2013 I testified at City Hall --- at the time  911 2nd Command Ctr 1 yr behind schedule 50 million--- suppose to be completed 2012 see NYC gov document below stating 2012 completion date  now 900 million dollars price tag  due to open Summer 2016 How about Accountability answers????

Mayor Bloomberg who wants to be president allowed the largest boondoogle a tech titanic one of many to spiral out of control with tax payer dollars --- 911 in response to Sept 11 -- two separate commander centers and all these years the 2nd command center is still now up and running -- shocking -- like City Council raises -- HOW MUCH IS THIS GOING TO COST TAX PAYERS IN THE LONG RUN AND CAN TAX PAYERS SUSTAIN THIS KIND OF SPENDING WITH OUT ACCOUNTABILITY  TRANSPARENCY == YOU WANT TO SPEND BILLIONS OF TAX PAYER DOLLARS WHY ISN'T ALL THE SPENDING AND ACCOUNTABILITY ON WEBSITES -- I have called city council members the FDNY and I can't get answers but I found answers below and I have my testimony on YouTube...



911 Tech system a bigger scandal and crime than CityTime (NYC gov's still flawed payroll system) is still not front page news and it should be. 

Mayor Bloomberg left office with the 911 tech system being over budget by 1 billion plus tax dollars but no investigative journalist has touched on the fact the 2nd emergency command center located in the Bronx is still not up and was suppose to be completed in 2012!!!

Somewhere along the line it was decided to take the back up command center at the time already a year behind schedule in 2013 at a 50 million dollar price tag and up spending to a 900 million dollar emergency "campus" is what I call it and MOST NEW YORKERS HAVEN'T A CLUE because there is not transparency.

Because of Sept 11 it was decided to put the emergency command Center in Brooklyn -- contractors starting with Hewlett Packard were openly stealing -- over billing -- Mark Peters under Bloomberg in now on the record stating over billing isn't stealing.  It is.   Like CityTime the 911 tech system was a hunk of junk.   Mayor de Blasio came in and said he fixed what was broke...but has he?  Why isn't anyone answering questions on the 900 million dollar back-up unit in the Bronx?

I know from my testimony at City Hall when Ariel Russo's parents testified before me -- that if any backing up of 911 is need the calls will be re-routed to 911.   


What isn't talked about is this 911 nightmare is Bloomberg and Ray Kelly's baby and they should be questioned and under oath.

NYC Gov From Bloomberg to de Blasio  911 2nd Command Center 4 Years Behind Schedule now 900 Million Dollars Not News



-- 911 originally called ECTP -- besides the contractors like Hewlett Packard tied to Homeland Security and Verizon caught in NSA scandal


I took a screen shot from the page below --- if you use my work can you credit me please?
It says the 2nd command center in the bronx was suppose to be done 2012 -- I testified at City Hall 2013 --it still was not done. I remember Gale Brewer was as upset as I was and at the time it was 50 million so explain how it ballooned up to 900 million dollars -- where did that 900 million come from as the 911 project at that time under Bloomberg was already 1 billion dollars over budget.


We are giving City Council a huge raise which with benefits pension will coast the city well over 10 million dollars a year -- a rough guess -- and now we have a 900 million plus command center that is MANY YEARS BEHIND SCHEDULE AND NEW YORKERS HAVE NO IDEA THEY HAVE BEEN LEFT OUT OF ANY BASIC INFORMATION ABOUT THE 2ND BACK UP UNIT --
if we had a large scale terrorist attack post 9-11 -- the 911 tech scam of the century under bloomberg and not bloomberg federal program FirstNet 9 billion two biggest scams in response to 9-11 -- this kind of spending and lack of accountability is like Wall St activities that led to an implosion?

Where is the transparency starting with 911 -- how about full accounting -- flow charts including contractors lobbyists nyc gov offices consultants and when the 2nd back up unit went from 2012 completion  50 million  to 900 million 2016 competition.


http://www.nyc.gov/html/nypd/downloads/pdf/psac2_feis/01_chapter_1_project_description.pdf




NYC a potential target terrorism post 9-11 911 tech scandal Bloomberg ray Kelly 2nd comd Ctr not up http://suzannahbtroy.blogspot.com/2016/02/nyc-911-scandal-900-million-bronx.html?m=1


The youtube contains my testimony and Liz Crowley said she would look in to my allegations -- fyi - I have a powerful witness who stood with NYPD and he said the ambulance was late -- now a new reporter aid Mark was shot in the head and it didn't matter but I say it did and if St Vincent's was open possible maybe Mark would have been alive --why was the ambulance late?  No answer from Liz Crowley.

I JUST CALLED LIZ CROWLEY THIS AM LEFT A DETAILED VOICE MAIL ABOUT MY TESTIMONY DATE AND WAITING TO HEAR FROM HER ALL THESE YEARS LATER AND WHY THE COMMAND CENTER YEARS LATE -- WHY WHEN IT BECAME A 900 MILLION DOLLAR PROJECT?

Do you think Liz Crowley's staff will call me back and give me answers?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8dfDq74mO4  first I tell you about testifying and than you can hear my testimony….

testified  Jun 21, 2013

I stood outside City Hall at 9:30 am to testify 10:30 City Council Meeting on 911 which started 1/2 late.
Mayor Bloomberg's Deputy Mayor Cas Holloway did a 2 hour infomercial most though was a blatant lie 911 works.





To Gale Brewer's office -- her staff are wonderful --- I just don't think I will get answers although when I testified in 2013 Gale was as upset as I was that the 2nd command center was not up --
at the time it was a 50 million dollar project and already a year late!

This article now says the command center is 900 million — does that include everything staff, tech, building or just the building of the enormous “campus”

the article says the city says it is in budget but is it really?

the 900 million — is that part of the 2 billion dollars spent before Bloomberg left office or 900 on top of the 2 billion — the original budget is 1 billion under bloomberg like CityTime sky rocketed to 2 billion dollars….

Thank you,

Suzannah Troy




I knew Cy Vance is a dirty DA worse than Hynes in a shorter amount of time -- he refused  to prosecute 911 crooks  like they were Goldman Sachs royalty teflon in 2012 when the back up center already  50 million dollars was a year behind schedule -- I am guessing the powers that be knew the real price tag was going to be 900 million dollars and how could they justify spending close to a billion dollars on a 2nd command center still not up and running in 2016 with contractors and key officials maybe top NYPD in handcuffs.

http://suzannahbtroy.blogspot.com/2014/10/john-lius-press-release-calling-for.html





In 2012 John Liu called 911 aka ECTP Mismanagement -- Tax Payers Pockets picked and prior to the press release below -- he first on 911 was called CityTime 2 and Scott Stringer removed these press releases from the website days after replacing Liu.  http://suzannahbtroy.blogspot.com/2015/12/ny-post-editors-chastise-scott-stringer.html




Is Ray Kelly in on me being repeatedly threatened, approved a violent attack at the MD's office where I had just had a cyst removed... than NYPD coercion threatening me as well as my attacker pay back for this blog -- the NYPD's role like head of Tech Chief Chuck Dowd one of how many taking expensive gifts from contractors over billing delivering late but the latest of all is the 2nd back up unit...











2013:
My Testimony at City Hall when I learned the 2nd back up unit in the Bronx was a mere 50 million dollars and already a year late -- first I talk about the experience and than listen....

also I bumped in to Ray Kelly and gave him my Justice card about the NYPD coercing me and fixing crime like a las vegas casino and than I met NYPD Chief Dowd inside before I testified -- I handed him my Justice card not knowing as per NYDN he was caught fixing crime and promoted my Ray Kelly and he read my card and refused my testimony.....when I introduced myself he refused to tell me what he was Chief of as if he was ashamed and I told him protocol requires he identity himself so he said he was chief of technology!




NYC Gov 911 Bronx  2nd Back up Unit scheduled completion 2012 now Close to 1 Billion Campus Uncompleted

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Mayor Bloomberg Ray Kelly Chief Chuck Dowd 911 tech corruption scandals still haunt The city that could be the center of a terrorist attack yet again with the second command center still not up


Terrorism Reality NYC 911 Scandal 900 Million $ Bronx Command Center Yrs Behind Schedule?

900 million $ tax payer $ Bronx 911 back-up not news public left out in cold for years biggest scandal bigger than citytime and  we face possibility terrorism threats I need think we'd have that second command center up and running years ago

Where is a full disclosure of all tax payer $ on 911 from the beginning when IXP pushed out Verizon protected  later Verizon was forced to pay back $50 million to the city later on  Verizon was caught giving head of NYPD technology Chief Chuck Dowd gifts  internal affairs was OK with that I audiotaped IA  posted on YouTube!

Public Safety Answering Center II will take its first call next June • Bronx Times
http://www.bxtimes.com/stories/2015/24/24-callcenter-2015-06-12-bx.html

 I don't believe the common in this Bronx article about the budget and I want a full accounting transparency and FrontPage articles because this is about our safety!



 I testified at City Hall we need a criminal investigation at the time I did not understand and it is in my new lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court that 911 was and is the NYPD's baby so Ray Kelly and chief Chuck Dowd  have a lot of explaining to do along with Mike Bloomberg and key New York City officials and lobbyists under oath  along  with the past and current heads up Dept Of investigation so that would be Rose Gill Hearn and Mark Peters. 

Gail Brewer when I testified way back when maybe three years ago  furious that the command center was not up and running at the time dates and 50 million but the real price tech is close to billion Suzette additional billion dollars on top of the billion-dollar overrun on top of the original estimated billion so are we up to $3 billion on a 911 Texas them that Mayor Bloomberg  gave us 3 billion plus dollars  and it's not up and running in full completion and in my opinion is like Internal Affairs  really complicated and corrupted 



The story is huge and I made phone calls to the FDNY Gail Brewers office since one of the City Council's contact and no one gave me the answer I found this article myself online and not front-page news and it should be it's our lives -  I see NYPD elite units that are supposed to handle terrorism wolf we have a large scale terrace attack or series the 911 Texas and odds are 911 will collapse 


 Why isn't this front page news especially when we have Mike Bloomberg considering running for mayor and it's obvious why Ray Kelly  blocked from becoming head of Homeland security and it wasn't just his stance on stop and Frisk and Eric Garner's handwritten lawsuit.  


Kelly said 911  worked during hurricane Sandy but the phone lines didn't work FYI Verizon had to pay the city back $50 million on 911 and they were not even the lead contractor Hewlett Packard who is far more guilty!!!!


@PreetBharara @AlanChartock @SDNYnews 911 from Bloomberg Kelly to now over 3 bill$ & FirstNet 7 billion $ both response to 9-11 = scam?


My guess is top NYPD were taking kickbacks instead of stealing from  dealers getting kickbacks from lobbyist and contractors the New York yelling is already exposed chief Chuck Dowd  to this day continues to paint himself as a 911 expert when he is the chief of taking gifts  Who is taking big expensive gifts from Verizon who is over billing us and allowing Hewlett-Packard to deliver crap and deliver it late without blowing the whistle  Long with top NYPD officials anyone monitoring 911 and the command center in Brooklyn knew that the contractors were delivering late in delivering crap especially the lead contractor Hewlett-Packard people blew the whistle Mike Bloomberg and Christine Quinn were alerted from someone inside DOITT who was later harassed  I am ledge by an NYPD retired cop who's in advisor it's a horror story   Unreported I allege that Ray Kelly with malice and Bratton i'll leave it there oath and everything they stand for in my case they treated me like a rape victim because they hate this blog and what I have to say and then I'm a critic and I report NYPD and Internal Affairs doing 

If you follow the link on city council you'll see a mayor Bloomberg posted in New York City government website it's in NYPD website that gives you a clue how big NYPD's role is in 911 wrong doing along with the Bloomberg  administration. 

Mark Page and Bloomberg simple math at Harvard  along with anyone who could do simple addition Hewlett-Packard open the floodgates stealing and mysteriously the second command centers not up and running and it's a $900 million price tag no one's talking about it how many years is it gonna take to get that up and running specially with the possibility of terror attacks!!!!


Bloomberg's right hand Harris put her son into top position in technology with Bloomberg sisters best friend. 

layers and layers of news on this and then city time on reported  arrest zero accountability and zero transparency as I make phone calls and don't get answers   


 Continue to be treated like a Jew in the early stages of Nazi Germany   



 If you take my work can you credit me ???


"Nothing stays hidden forever"  David Lynch.  Comforts me re violence lies Dr Andrew Fagelman's Delita Hooks violence lies #NYPD IA lies



Ray Kelly's Appellate Lawyer in front of 3 Judges Aug 21, 2015 admits understandable I feel aggrieved put my constitutional rights were in violated when in fact they were! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dh9TedhfthE&sns=em
Please help go viral to shame MD, my attacker, NYPD, IAB,  Cy Vance and ADAs involved thank you. 
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Watch Delita Hooks remove DC her keys which had already hit me because they would hinder her goal to do a running punched in my left eye make me a hole in my retina 
https://www.scribd.com/mobile/doc/173385168#fullscreen Delita Hooks false cross complaint I paid 15 dollars to get she walked in to 01 Precinct 2 days after me and committed yet another crime.   




Mayor Bloomberg Ray Kelly Chief Chuck Dowd biggest scandal 911 covered up

http://www.nyc.gov/html/nypd/html/pr/pr_2012_01_05_psac_911.shtml


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Thursday, January 5, 2012


MAYOR BLOOMBERG ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF MAJOR MILESTONES IN 911 SYSTEM OVERHAUL SOUGHT BY THE CITY FOR DECADES
First Major Changes in the Cell Phone Era; Largest, Most Comprehensive Technology and Hardware Overhaul of Any 911 System in the Country Police, Fire and EMS Call Takers Are Located Side by Side and Using Same Technology for the First Time In City History, Improving Communications and Emergency Response
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Call takers and dispatchers from the NYPD, FDNY and Emergency Medical Dispatch services are located on the same floor in MetroTech Center in Downtown Brooklyn.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Operations Cas Holloway, Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly, Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano and Information Technology Commissioner Carole Post today announced the completion of major milestones in the City’s 911 emergency call system overhaul. For the first time in city history, 911 emergency call takers and dispatchers from the NYPD, FDNY and Emergency Medical Dispatch services are located on the same floor and operating on the same technology, improving inter-agency communications and emergency response. The upgraded, state-of-the-art system has successfully been tested to handle 50,000 calls per hour, more than 40 times more than average daily volume and nine times more than the peak hourly call volume on September 11th. Further, the upgraded system now provides call takers with onscreen maps of the caller’s location and the upgraded system provides critical redundancy to the City’s emergency communications infrastructure to ensure delivery of the more than 11 million 911 calls received each year. The Mayor made the announcement at the City’s Public Safety Answering Center, located in MetroTech Center in Downtown Brooklyn.

“New York City has sought to overhaul its 911 system for decades,” said Mayor Bloomberg. “Since the system was created in the 1960s, callers to 911 had to, in effect, ask for help three different times at three different call centers that had no automated way to share data and work together. We now have all of the City's emergency response agencies in one place and on the same system, with state-of-the-art technology that can handle the large number of calls we see during big emergencies. The changes we have made have eluded many administrations and the project has been a challenge, but we have never shied away from the tough decisions or taking on the difficult projects that will make New Yorkers safer and the City work better, and we never will.”

“Responding quickly and efficiently to New Yorkers in need is our first responsibility,” said Deputy Mayor for Operations Holloway. “Now that NYPD, FDNY, and EMS are under one roof, and operating on an integrated, state-of-the-art system, we will be able to fulfill that obligation faster and better than ever before. And with technology and operations support from DoITT and the Office of Citywide Emergency Communications, the 911 system will continue to evolve and improve.”

“Over the last decade, advances in technology and communications have been essential to the Department's crime fighting and emergency response,” said Police Commissioner Kelly. “This new center helps us keep New York safe.”

“The process of saving lives in New York City begins with the 911 call takers and dispatchers,” said Fire Commissioner Cassano. “The FDNY has never gotten to those in need more quickly than we do today, and that is due in large part to the investments made to improve and integrate the 911 system.”

“We're proud to have provided the IT expertise to help complete the Public Safety Answering Center through our partnership with the NYPD, FDNY, and Office of Citywide Emergency Communications,” said Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications Commissioner Post. “DoITT builds and maintains the IT backbone supporting operations of agencies citywide - and the technologies in place at the 911 center underscore the extent of New York City's digital transformation by supporting the growing demands on 911 for the coming generation.”

The modernization of the City's 911 system - known as the Emergency Communications Transformation Program - began in 2004 and has streamlined emergency call-taking and dispatch operations, helping the City's first responders improve coordination and react faster - at record low response time levels. Included as part of new operations are:
  • All of the City's more than 1,500 call takers are now using the same technology for the first time.
  • Integration of NYPD and FDNY computer aided dispatch systems allowing 911 operators to automatically route an incident directly to the FDNY via a data link.
  • Improved data sharing among agencies - including the immediate availability of emergency data to the NYPD, FDNY and EMS - and allowing better coordination of resources directed to the scene of emergencies.
  • Modern, state-of-the-art telephony - maps indicating the location of callers are now automatically presented to 911 call takers, lending to improved accuracy and speed the in dispatch of emergency resources.
  • Upgrades to the City's emergency telephone and radio networks, strengthening the backbone of emergency communications infrastructure and affording the City backup capabilities that have never before existed.
  • Installation of Automated Vehicle Locator technology in emergency response vehicles.
  • Renovations and upgrades at One Police Plaza, which houses will house a redundant emergency 911 operations for the NYPD.
  • Renovations and upgrades at existing communications offices in Queens and the Bronx, which will house backup emergency 911 operations for the FDNY.
The move of all NYPD 911 call takers and dispatchers onto the third floor of Public Safety Answering Center in Brooklyn was completed last month, where they joined the FDNY personnel who moved there in August 2009, and the Emergency Medical Dispatch personnel who moved there in June 2010.

The upgraded system employs two new fully dedicated and networked telephony digital switches, and the full system has been successfully tested to handle a total of 50,000 calls per hour.

The new system presents emergency calls on a VESTA intelligent screen, with call takers now receiving automatic displays of location and telephone phone number of the caller, and automatic mapping of the caller's location. In addition, call recording is integrated, which allows instant playback of the call. As of New Years Day, the City has received over 1.2 million 911 calls on the new VESTA system.

The 911 system upgrade created new layers of redundancy and resiliency in all areas of the 911 operation through new technology and operational efficiencies. The system now has standardized relevant technologies across agencies, including enhancements for Computer Aided Dispatch and telephony.

The second major phase of the project is the ongoing construction of the City's Public Safety Answering Center II facility in the Bronx, scheduled to be completed in 2015. The second call answering center will create redundancy and diversity in the system and will operate in conjunction with the current facility in Downtown Brooklyn, with each having the capacity to support the entirety of the City's 911 operations in the event of an emergency.

After the northeast blackout of August 2003 revealed serious operational and technical vulnerabilities in the City's 911 system, Mayor Bloomberg convened a task force to conduct an in-depth analysis. The task force's complete findings, which were detailed in a public report in October of 2003, reached several conclusions about the City's existing police, fire, and emergency medical 911 operations, including:
  • An overall lack of efficiency and collaboration illustrated by the "silo-based manner" in which each emergency services agency managed its operations through the use of separate facilities, telephony systems and supporting technologies.
  • The telephone systems at three central offices and the Police Department's Brooklyn call taking center lacked the ability to recover from a severe emergency such as the blackout or a service interruption; backup power resources failed; and call taking capacity was inadequate for the unprecedented call volumes during the early hours of the event.
  • Archaic technologies and deteriorating infrastructure led to fragmented accountability among City agencies.
The Emergency Communications Transformation Program began in 2004 and was designed to address these and other shortcomings in the City's emergency public call taking and dispatch operations.

New York City first launched the 911 system in July of 1968, enabling the public to dial 911 for emergency police response for the first time ever, rather than calling the main number for the NYPD. The 911 service was expanded to include fire and emergency medical calls five years later.
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