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Allegations from fire and 911 dispatch officials say the company halted calls long enough to position its ambulances to be the closest units. ...
Calls were immediately rerouted to neighboring departments and extra officers were placed on streets for residents to directly report incidents ...
They show Newtown dispatchers mobilizing help, reassuring callers and urging them to take cover ...
The judge ruled that the 911 calls should be released, because they will be used to vindicate the actions of the emergency responders ...
A 911 dispatcher faces a three-day suspension after she was distracted by her personal cellphone and failed to supervise a trainee ...
D.C. first responders team up to petition for guardianship of one frequent flyer, but that model isn’t scalable ...
The technology, developed by firefighters, organizes the data under one network ...
An 89-year-old man drowned while a worker who took the call did not advise him to try to get out of the sinking SUV, and fumbled the dispatch ...
Frustration crept into the dispatcher's voice as she received call after call about the violence ...
The thieves stole close to 1,000 feet of fiber optic and copper cable that could have shut the system down for 48 hours ...
WFTV.com PALM BAY, Fla. — A 911 pocket-dial landed a Palm Bay man in police custody. The dispatcher heard someone talking about pills and pot over the open line. One person ...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ALLEGHENY COUNTY, Pa. — Sometimes, emergency dispatchers must wish for the good old days. When Alvin Henderson first walked into a dispatch center ...
New Orleans is the test bed for Motorola’s PremierOne CAD Call Control Client product. ...
AzFamily.com MESA, Ariz. — Emergency calls to Mesa’s police and fire dispatch center from land-line phones are now going through. That wasn’t the case for more ...
Being alert to “communication ischemia” is like watching a heart attack evolve; sometimes it’s dramatic, but more often, seemingly insignificant warning signs occur ...
They said that the cell sites throughout the city automatically redirect and the calls go elsewhere ...
By Mark Washburn The Charlotte Observer KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Despite its location in a rural stretch of Tennessee, emergency medical crews reached the site of the fatal bus ...
MyFoxPhilly PIMA COUNTY, Ariz. — An Arizona 9-1-1 dispatcher is in hot water for cracking up under pressure. The Pima County dispatcher got the giggles while taking a call ...
Detroit Free Press DETROIT — A quest to improve Highland Park Fire Department’s response times led to the discovery that Detroit 911 was collecting about $80,000 in ...
Some argue releasing the tapes could jeopardize the investigation, subject witnesses to harassment and violate survivors from the school ...