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March 01, 2012

Multitasking: Matter of life and death for Idaho dispatchers

Dispatchers spend their shifts assisting police, helping those in emergencies, keeping track of all emergency responders

By Ruth Brown
The Idaho Falls Post Register

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — A dimly lit room with ringing phones, flashing lights and beeping radios is where Idaho Falls dispatchers help save lives.

In a span of two hours on a Friday night last month, four Idaho Falls dispatchers spent their evening assisting police, helping those in emergencies and keeping track of all emergency responders.

Full story: Multitasking: Matter of life and death for Idaho dispatchers

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