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911 Search Results Videos

Ohio dispatcher tells 911 caller no ambulances available

- 03/28/2015

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A man called 911 when his wife thought she was having a heart attack, and he was told by a 911 dispatcher that no ambulances were available. Sandy Pierce, 68, said ...


Ind. EMS agencies dispute dispatch process for new ambulance

- 03/27/2015

Howard Greninger The Tribune-Star TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — A review of the county’s ambulance dispatching system is under way as part of a dispute between Trans-Care and Medic 51, ...


What a changing 911 system means for EMS

- 03/25/2015

The first 911 call in the United States was placed in Haleyville, Ala., on Feb. 16, 1968. And for nearly 50 years the 911 system had done a good job of meeting its intended purpose. But there ...


Off-duty 911 dispatcher finds missing Pa. toddler

- 03/25/2015

By Mollie Durkin The York Dispatch YORK COUNTY, Pa. — One York County 911 dispatcher was at the right place at the right time on Saturday. Maria Cataldo, 2, of Dallastown was reported ...


DC subway call routing policy slowed response to fatal incident

- 03/24/2015

By Ben Nuckols Associated Press WASHINGTON — A policy of routing calls about emergencies on the Metro subway to a supervisor at the District of Columbia's 911 call center contributed ...


Listen: 911 call from woman whose fetus was cut from womb

- 03/23/2015

Colo. dispatcher receives call from the victim that had been lured to the attacker's home with a Craigslist ad for baby clothing


Listen: 911 call from woman whose fetus was cut from womb

- 03/23/2015

LONGMONT, Colo. — In the 911 call from Michelle Wilkins, who had her 7-month-old fetus cut from her abdomen, dispatcher Beth Kemper gathers important information and stays on the phone ...


Fetus cut from woman's womb by Craigslist attacker

- 03/20/2015

A woman is accused of using an online ad for baby clothes to lure a 7-month pregnant woman, and performing a cesarean section; the victim was left alone and called 911


Fetus cut from woman's womb by Craigslist attacker

- 03/20/2015

By Ryan Parker Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The Colorado woman suspected of assaulting a pregnant 26-year-old and cutting the unborn baby out of the victim's body made her first ...


Texas explores 'next generation 911' technology

- 03/19/2015

The Daily Tribune MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas — It’s a national emergency. When 911 calls are made from cell phones, the exact location of the caller can’t be immediately determined ...


Mass. dispatchers successful at silent 911 call procedures

- 03/17/2015

Dispatchers are trained to communicate with callers unable to speak; the program has gained attention thanks to social media


Mass. dispatchers successful at silent 911 call procedures

- 03/17/2015

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Dispatchers across Massachusetts have had success implementing the state’s silent 911 call procedure, which is gaining attention thanks to social media. Dispatchers ...


How dispatchers should handle chemical suicide calls

- 03/11/2015

This dispatcher chemical suicide specialized call type video provides the necessary training in preparing you to handle the high priority/specialized call types that do not happen everyday.


How dispatchers should handle bomb threat calls

- 03/10/2015

This dispatcher bomb threat specialized call type video provides the necessary training in preparing you to handle the high priority/specialized call types that do not happen everyday.


Unexpected salute during a well-being check

- 03/10/2015

One of the more difficult calls to respond to is to check the well-being of an elderly person living alone. The 911 call usually comes from a son or daughter who is concerned about their elderly ...


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