Research shows dispatcher-assisted CPR increases chance of surviving sudden cardiac arrest
PHOENIX, Ariz. — The chances of surviving a heart attack are best if you live in Arizona, according to a three-year study that credits a higher number of dispatchers giving CPR instructions ...
“You sound sexy as hell,” he said when she asked for his address after he claimed to have information about a wanted man
SUMNER, Ga. — A man who called up 911 and flirted with a dispatcher was arrested after police showed up at his home and found drugs.
Kevin Morris reportedly told the dispatcher he had ...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A woman shot in the head outside an Albuquerque restaurant was delayed medical care after a language barrier prevented 911 from sending help.
Witnesses said the woman ...
An Australian family coaches their son on what to do if their house is on fire
Officials said dispatchers worked manually during the outage and sent out emergency crews by radio
The Associated Press
NEW YORK — The New York City fire department says its computer-aided 911 emergency dispatch system was down for two hours on Monday.
According to myfoxny.com, ...
After a story about a dispatcher who realized a woman’s 911 call for a pizza order was really a domestic abuse situation where she shouldn’t talk freely, it got us wondering about ...
We’ve got to hand it to this dispatcher who answered a 911 call from a woman placing an order for a pizza delivery.
Others may have been turned off by her request for a large pie with ...
RALEIGH, N.C. — A Raleigh man is charged with misuse of the 911 system after allegedly claiming he had Ebola to get an ambulance faster.
According to an arrest warrant, 42-year-old ...
BOULDER, Colo. — 911 dispatcher Keith Weisinger remained on the line with a victim of domestic abuse as she cleverly disguised her call for help as a pizza order.
The incident occurred ...
By Randall Chase
The Associated Press
DOVER, Del. — Emergency calls made by passengers and passing motorists capture the chaos, fear and confusion in the aftermath of a tour bus crash ...
By Matthew Chayes
NEW YORK — A city investigation released Tuesday criticized the FDNY's "unacceptably flawed" emergency-dispatch system and blamed the "unduly ...
Dispatchers failed to inform medics of fighting on the scene