Communications Director

Becky Tapia

 Emergency Communications Director Becky Day
 Serving Andover since January 2015
 Phone (316) 733-5177 ext. 203

Director Becky Day began her career in Public Safety in 2002 with Winfield Area Emergency Services as an Emergency Medical Technician and served as a Reserve EMT/Fire Fighter with the Winfield Fire Department.  In 2007, Director Day began working as a full-time Dispatcher for the Winfield Police Department in Winfield Kansas, earning the rank of Senior Dispatcher.  In 2013, she was promoted to Communications Shift Supervisor for Cowley County Emergency Communications.  Director Day was hired by the Andover Police Department on January 5th, 2015 as their Emergency Communications E-911 Director.  As the Communications Director, she is responsible for the oversight of the E-911 Communications Center and Records staff; oversees and maintains the City’s radio communications infrastructure; oversight of the Departments police records and records management, oversight of the Property and Evidence process including handling and storage, and performs the duties of the City’s Emergency Management Coordinator. 

Director Day graduated from the 26th NENA Center Manager Certification Program in 2015 and is a Certified Emergency Center Manager. 

Director Day is a graduate of Leadership Butler, Class of 2015.

Director Day is a graduate of the APCO Institute Public Safety Communications Accreditation Manager, 2017. 

Director Day was the recipient of the 2019 “Civilian of the Year” award.