As a street medic I never get to hear the original 911 call. By the time we get there they've been on the phone with the dispatcher who has, more than likely, already ...
The dispatchers are part of a study on the effects of reaction, mood, and health while using treadmills; 1 dispatcher walks 10 miles during her shift
BEAVERTON, Ore. — Emergency dispatchers are testing the use of treadmills at their 911 call center workstations.
Dispatchers started using treadmills at their workstations on a voluntary ...
By Rob Ryser
DANBURY, Conn. — The city's much-anticipated transition to a civilian-manned 911 dispatch center will be complete on Monday.
And while city leaders ...
Two feet of snow fell on him as he was clearing a roof with a rake; his wife had just left and called 911 when she returned
The Associated Press
PETERBOROUGH, N.H. — A New Hampshire man has survived being buried in the snow for more than three hours.
Drew Mullins says he was using a snow rake to clear ...
The Associated Press
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A 911 dispatcher who told a 13-year-old girl to "stop whining" as her father lay dying in a hit-and-run crash on a Maryland highway is ...
Northwest Florida Daily News
FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. — A 31-year-old Shalimar man is in trouble after allegedly driving his sister to the hospital, despite having three prior conviction ...
By Lroen Genson
MEDINA, Ohio — If you need help, you call 911. When the 911 operators need help, they call on members of a local amateur radio group — the Medina ...
A gas station employee called for an ambulance when a man walked into the store "bleeding very profusely from his right lower abdomen"
By Jeff Weiner
DAVENPORT, Fla. — In newly-released 911 audio, a 7-Eleven employee pleads with an Osceola County sheriff's dispatcher to send an ambulance for a ...
Proposed legislation calls for redistributing cell phone surcharges to help with 911 equipment and technology upgrades
JACKSON, Miss. — A proposed bill in the Mississippi Senate would redistribute funds from cell phone companies to 911 systems throughout the state to help pay for equipment upgrades.
By Steven Mayer
The Bakersfield Californian
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — No one wants to have to dial 911. But when we do, it seems reasonable to expect the call will be answered by a local ...
“I’m not gonna let you lose him.”
Those were the words 911 dispatcher Tim Webb said to a frantic grandmother whose 9-month-old grandson suffered a seizure and stopped breathing.