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911 Search Results Articles

Photo: Artist captures dispatcher's stress

- 03/04/2015

First Contact 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 ...


911 dispatchers use treadmills while taking calls

- 03/04/2015

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


911 dispatchers use treadmills while taking calls

- 03/04/2015

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 ...


Conn. launches new 911 dispatch center

- 03/01/2015

By Rob Ryser The News-Times DANBURY, Conn. — The city's much-anticipated transition to a civilian-manned 911 dispatch center will be complete on Monday. And while city leaders ...


NH man survives 3 hours buried in snow

- 02/27/2015

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


NH man survives 3 hours buried in snow

- 02/26/2015

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 ...


'Stop whining' dispatcher gone from Md. dept.

- 02/26/2015

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 ...


Fla. man arrested for driving sick sister to hospital without a license

- 02/21/2015

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 ...


Ohio 'ham' radio group relayed dispatch information during 911 outage

- 02/15/2015

By Lroen Genson Medina-Gazette 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 ...


911 call: Man stabbed in suspected road rage incident

- 02/13/2015

A gas station employee called for an ambulance when a man walked into the store "bleeding very profusely from his right lower abdomen"


911 call: Man stabbed in suspected road rage incident

- 02/13/2015

By Jeff Weiner Orlando Sentinel 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 ...


Miss. 911 systems may get funding from cell phone fees

- 02/11/2015

Proposed legislation calls for redistributing cell phone surcharges to help with 911 equipment and technology upgrades


Miss. 911 systems may get funding from cell phone fees

- 02/11/2015

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. Miss. ...


Calif. 911 call for unresponsive boy sent to Canada

- 02/10/2015

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 ...


EMS1 Hero of the Week: Dispatcher saves baby’s life by breaking protocol

- 02/06/2015

“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. Webb ...


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