The Authority

El Paso-Teller County 911 Authority

2350 Airport Rd

The El Paso Teller County E-911 Authority provides a total system approach to emergency communications, management, and training. Within this two county region there are eight 911 call centers employing nearly 200 call taking and dispatching professionals. We have set the stage for training, quality improvement , planning, and technology in the emergency 911 communications field.

Thank you for visiting our web site. While you are here, if you have any questions, be sure to e-mail one of our staff members on our Staff page. We are happy to answer your questions, and will get back to you as soon as possible.

If you are a 911 professional, please check out the Training page, and have a look at the training calendar, where you’ll find many topics for continuing education.

Board Room

911 Authority Board

The El Paso – Teller County Authority Board is composed of nine members. Three members are appointed by the Colorado Springs City Council to represent the City. One member is appointed to represent Teller County. Two appointments are made by the El Paso County Commissioners, and represent El Paso County at Large. The remaining three members are …

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911 Authority Staff

Carl Simpson, Chief Executive Officer Carl has worked in literally each job in emergency communications including public service and the private sector. He began his career as a dispatcher in Fort Collins, Colorado, and has worked at the director level for the past 14 years. Carl has a Bachelor’s degree in business administration from Regis …

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Board Documentation

This section includes copies of all of the documentation related to the Board of Directors and the Authority.

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RFP (Requests For Proposal)

The following are PDF copies of the active RFP’s for  the El Paso/Teller 911 Authority. You will find instructions for submitting your proposal and other contact information inside the RFP.   There are no open RFP’s at this time.   Note: Files that are in PDF format and might require additional software to open and view.  

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Employment Opportunities

Current Openings 911 Authority – Network Engineer City of Woodland Park – Dispatcher   Employment information is posted here when received by participating agencies. If you would like to post a job opening here for your agency, please send your request to

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911 History/Funding

This section is to help better understand who we are, what we do, and provide historical and technical information regarding your local 911 system. View our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Page. To reach us by phone or email, or to learn where our offices are located, see the Contact Us page, or use the Feedback page to send …

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Contact Us

Contact Us

Address: 2350 Airport Road Colorado Springs, CO  80910 Telephone: (719) 785-1900 Fax: (719) 579-6427   El Paso-Teller 911 Authority Staff   Carl Simpson, Chief Executive Officer Peter Smith, Chief Information Officer Christy Davis, Administrative Assistant Julius Torralba, Information Systems Technician Matt Towell, Network Engineer Ben Gairrett, Information Systems Technician Bonnie Foster, Senior GIS Analyst Jordan Rowe, …

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