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Dispatcher Search Results


Study: Telephone CPR is saving more lives in Ariz.

- 11/24/2014

Research shows dispatcher-assisted CPR increases chance of surviving sudden cardiac arrest

Study: Telephone CPR is saving more lives in Ariz.

- 11/24/2014

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 ...

Ga. man arrested after trying to flirt with dispatcher

- 11/16/2014

“You sound sexy as hell,” he said when she asked for his address after he claimed to have information about a wanted man

Listen: Ga. man arrested after trying to flirt with dispatcher

- 11/16/2014

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 ...

Spanish 911 call delays EMS for woman shot in head

- 11/12/2014

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 ...

Boy, 4, learns to make emergency call

- 11/06/2014

An Australian family coaches their son on what to do if their house is on fire

FDNY: NYC's 911 system down for 2 hours

- 11/04/2014

Officials said dispatchers worked manually during the outage and sent out emergency crews by radio

FDNY: NYC's 911 system down for 2 hours

- 11/04/2014

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, ...

7 calls dispatchers will never forget

- 11/03/2014

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 ...

Hero of the Week: Dispatcher deciphers fake pizza order call

- 10/31/2014

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 ...

911: Man fakes Ebola for faster response

- 10/31/2014

ABC7 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 ...

Dispatcher deciphers fake pizza order in domestic abuse call

- 10/29/2014

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 ...

911 calls show chaos after Delaware tour bus crash

- 10/27/2014

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 ...

City blames "cumbersome’ FDNY dispatch system for kids’ death

- 10/22/2014

By Matthew Chayes Newsday NEW YORK — A city investigation released Tuesday criticized the FDNY's "unacceptably flawed" emergency-dispatch system and blamed the "unduly ...

2 medics sent blindly into violent Detroit crowd, attacked

- 10/22/2014

Dispatchers failed to inform medics of fighting on the scene

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