By Mark Strassmann
NEW ORLEANS — This weekend marks the 10th anniversary of Katrina. For many who survived the ordeal, the visuals of that day are etched in their memory. But for ...
For the dispatchers it's the sound of fear turning into panic that has been impossible to forget.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico health officials have revoked the license of a former 911 dispatcher who hung up on a teenager who was trying to help a 17-year-old shooting ...
The former dispatcher hung up on a teenager who was trying to help a 17-year-old shooting victim who later died
The Mass. dispatcher is on paid leave during an investigation after one person who may have needed help never called back
The Associated Press
LAWRENCE, Mass. — Officials say a Massachusetts 911 dispatcher is under investigation for hanging up on several callers who did not speak English.
WBZ-TV reports ...
A unit was never sent after a man passed out at an Indiana gym
GARY, Ind. — A 911 dispatcher has been disciplined after telling a caller there were not enough emergency responders available and it was “going to be a minute.”
The incident ...
Matthew Sanchez was removed from his position at the dispatch center and reassigned after officials became aware of the conversation
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — An Albuquerque Fire Department dispatcher who was speaking to caller in the moments after a 17-year-old Manzano High School athlete was shot and ...
INDIANAPOLIS — A dispatcher had the honor of delivering the final radio call for her flight medic father, who retired after 40 years in EMS, WTHR reports.
West Lafayette Flight Medic ...
Flight Medic Jim Hall retired after 40 years in EMS, and his daughter, a dispatcher, had the honor of making his final call
By Christal Hayes
FRUITLAND PARK, Fla. — A man was arrested after he allegedly hit on a 911 dispatcher and told her about his big muscles, authorities said.
Driving home from work the MedStar dispatcher offered a ride to a stranded motorist who then ordered him to make an ATM withdrawal
By Tim Ciesco
FORT WORTH, Texas — MedStar says one of its dispatchers is lucky to be alive after a man robbed him at gunpoint early Saturday morning.
It happened at around ...