The Associated Press
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A 911 dispatcher who told a 13-year-old girl to "stop whining" as her father lay dying in a hit-and-run crash on a Maryland highway is ...
“I’m not gonna let you lose him.”
Those were the words 911 dispatcher Tim Webb said to a frantic grandmother whose 9-month-old grandson suffered a seizure and stopped breathing.
Scroll to the five-minute mark to hear dispatchers give the woman CPR instructions
Most of us in emergency services know that our work is full of the mundane, oddball happenings, a lot of gallows humor, and occasionally moments of pure heroism.
Those heroic events come in ...
The dispatcher has been reassigned for his choice of words to a teenage daughter who called 911 to report her father and his fiance were hit by a car while changing a flat tire
By Tim Pratt
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — An Anne Arundel County 911 operator has been reassigned after telling the daughter of a man who'd just been hit by a car on the Baltimore-Washington ...
A commercial to help end domestic abuse highlighted a 911 recording where a dispatcher realized a woman who called to place a pizza order was having an actual emergency and couldn't talk
A commercial from nomore.org, an organization that seeks to end domestic violence and sexual assault, used audio from a 911 recording to help spread public awareness.
It aired live during ...
He gave CPR instructions over the phone despite the police department’s lack of emergency medical dispatch certification
GALAX, Va. — A dispatcher broke protocol and gave CPR instructions over the phone, saving the life of a 17-month-old boy.
The Galax Police Department is in the process of getting an ...
SAN FRANCISCO — Dispatchers who received several 911 calls after Facebook and Instagram went down reminded the public that a social media outage is not a life-threatening emergency.
Dispatcher was on her way home from her shift when her SUV was struck by the wrong way driver
PHOENIX – Phoenix fire dispatcher Megan Lange was critically injured Tuesday by a wrong-way driver on the interstate.
Lange clung to life for nearly 15 hours after early-morning collision. ...
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A 4-year-old stepped up to call 9-1-1 while her mother--who was 9 months pregnant--was in the midst of a seizure.
Newschannel 3 caught up with the ...
He called 9-1-1 when his wife went into labor and then called back to say baby was fine