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WXYZ DETROIT — "We are down," said one dispatcher. "I think you guys can hear us, but we can't hear you." Detroit Police dispatchers could be heard ...
The Associated Press COOPERSBURG, Pa. — A child's whispered 911 call seeking help at an eastern Pennsylvania home has led to the arrest of a man accused of threatening to ...
The Associated Press ELKRIDGE, Md. — Howard County police say a 911 dispatcher talked a man through the delivery of his son while the man and the baby’s mother were in ...
SAVANNAH, Ga. — A 911 dispatcher died Tuesday afternoon after the car she was driving collided with the rear of a stopped county-owned truck. The Republic reported that Keri ...
By John MacCormack San Antonio Express-News KENEDY, Texas — Steven Ramos was serving three years for drug possession in a Karnes County state prison when he was found hanging ...
The Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES, Calif. — The computer systems that connect 911 callers to Los Angeles Fire Department rescuers broke down repeatedly last month, ...
Focus of a social media campaign during an emergency should be on increasing situational awareness for the public and reducing further damage, harm or injury during ongoing ...
By Gregory Bogosian EMS1 Contributor The following is paid content sponsored by Verizon Many of us are familiar with Verizon in our daily lives, from the cell phones on our hips, ...
NYDailyNews NEW YORK — After three days of Emergency Medical Service computer crashes that forced New York’s 911 operators to use pen and paper for emergency calls, the ...
FDNY says no calls were missed and operators instead used pen and paper ...
NYPost.com NEW YORK — A move to modernize city ambulance records has become a technical nightmare for city EMTs, who told The Post the system is leading to delays and slower ...
By Ivan Pereira amNewYork NEW YORK — The firefighters union is again calling on the city to overhaul the 911 call-taking system, saying it delayed the FDNY from reaching a ...
The Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES, Calif. — With the aim of improving 911 response times, a new Los Angeles city councilman is pushing for a far-reaching plan to expand the ...
The incident comes amid harsh criticism of the city's beleaguered emergency response system ...
The Sentinel Stoke STAFFORDSHIRE, England — Mark Hemmings died in agony after being continually refused an ambulance to take him to hospital. The 41-year-old had been struck ...
NEW YORK — Four firefighters and a supervisor were exposed to bacterial meningitis last month after they were given wrong patient information by a 911 dispatcher. NYDaily ...
Detroit Free Press DETROIT — Detroit Police Chief James Craig vowed Friday to get to the bottom of a service failure that shut down the city’s police and emergency ...
Times Record SALLISAW, Ark. — The Federal Communications Commission ordered LeFlore County officials to get consent from Sequoyah County officials for its radio signals that ...