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'Stop whining' dispatcher gone from Md. dept.

- 02/26/2015

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 ...


EMS1 Hero of the Week: Dispatcher saves baby’s life by breaking protocol

- 02/06/2015

“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. Webb ...


Listen: 911 call of woman saving Toledo mayor

- 02/05/2015

Scroll to the five-minute mark to hear dispatchers give the woman CPR instructions


Kindness, reassurance to every patient builds EMS heroes

- 02/05/2015

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 ...


Dispatcher: 'Stop whining' to girl who's father was fatally struck on highway

- 02/05/2015

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


Dispatcher: 'Stop whining' to girl who's father was fatally struck on highway

- 02/05/2015

By Tim Pratt The Capital 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 ...


Dispatcher who deciphered fake pizza order featured in Super Bowl ad

- 02/04/2015

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


Dispatcher who deciphered fake pizza order featured in Super Bowl ad

- 02/04/2015

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 ...


911 dispatcher breaks protocol to save baby’s life

- 02/04/2015

He gave CPR instructions over the phone despite the police department’s lack of emergency medical dispatch certification


911 dispatcher breaks protocol to save baby’s life

- 02/04/2015

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 ...


Dispatchers: Facebook outage is not a 911 emergency

- 01/29/2015

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. “Our ...


Phoenix Fire dispatcher killed by wrong-way driver

- 01/28/2015

Dispatcher was on her way home from her shift when her SUV was struck by the wrong way driver


Phoenix Fire dispatcher killed by wrong-way driver

- 01/28/2015

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. ...


4-year-old calls 911 when pregnant mom has seizure

- 01/26/2015

NEWSCHANNEL 3 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 ...


Dad delivers baby in car; cancels ambulance

- 01/16/2015

He called 9-1-1 when his wife went into labor and then called back to say baby was fine


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