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.