FULL LIST OF 911 RESULTS
Inappropriate 'emergency' calls–
The West Midlands Ambulance Service shared two examples of inappropriate calls to an emergency service.
Dispatcher's point of view–
Spend a few minutes understanding the tasks, challenges and views of receiving 911 calls and dispatching emergency responders.
Teach stroke signs with a sing-along song–
The AHA is using sing-a-long videos to teach the most common warning signs of stroke.
Woman live streams video of drunken driving–
Some concerned viewers called 911, others urged her to stop driving before she caused a crash.
Report: Fire Lt. at fault for delayed response to choking child–
Since he was not dispatched to the call 3-blocks away, he did not respond or ask about the call for the child, who later died
911 calls detail Texas flood response and rescue–
100s of 911 calls, including repeated calls from Laura McComb as her vacation home was flooded and swept down river, were made during historic Memorial Day weekend flooding
Fla. deputy skips 911 call to eat lunch, woman dies–
He responded an hour after being dispatched; the woman was found dead in her front yard, holding her phone and her medication, and her body covered in ants
How dispatchers should handle chemical suicide calls–
This dispatcher chemical suicide specialized call type video provides the necessary training in preparing you to handle the high priority/specialized call types that do not happen everyday.
How dispatchers should handle bomb threat calls–
This bomb threat specialized call video provides the necessary dispatcher training to prepare you to handle the high priority call types that do not happen everyday.
Boy, 4, learns to make emergency call–
An Australian family coaches their son on what to do if their house is on fire
Tenn. dispatchers to screen for Ebola signs–
Knoxville-area 911 calls might soon include questions about international travel and contact with diseased individuals
Fla. dispatchers leave responders in the dark during triple homicide–
Police and medics searched for the victims without any knowledge the armed suspect was possibly in the area
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