How Are 911 Dispatchers Trained? If there’s something strange in the neighborhood, who you gonna call? It’s definitely not Ghostbusters. Unlike the 1984 movie Ghostbusters, the greatest threats in our society are most definitely not ghosts, but everyday dangers, and circumstances. In times that we need help, whether for life threatening or stressful situations, there… Continue reading 911 Dispatchers Training
Emergency Dispatch Program Careers Emergency dispatchers can be considered as everyone’s first life line when unforeseen events happen. Their efficiency and effectiveness can spell the difference between life and death. That is why it is no wonder why many of our heroic fellow men and women choose the noble life of an emergency dispatcher. “Fire,… Continue reading What Careers Are There In Emergency Dispatch Programs?
Witness account sheds light on fatal police shootingThe ColoradoanAfter several minutes on the phone with an emergency dispatcher, Frasco and the men heard an approaching police siren. “As soon as we heard the siren, the guy (who was later shot) just took off south in the field,” Frasco said. The man who’d been … Click… Continue reading Witness account sheds light on fatal police shooting – The Coloradoan
Ticonderoga declares state of emergency for floodingPlattsburgh Press RepublicanAt around 2:50 p.m, a county dispatcher said Sunset Road in Lyon Mountain between Boomhower and Standish along with River Road between Route 3 and Cold Brook Road, and Bowen Road from Route 3 to Hardscrabble Road in the Town of Saranac had … Click here to read… Continue reading Ticonderoga declares state of emergency for flooding – Plattsburgh Press Republican
Curry Coastal Pilot Gold Beach, sheriff sign dispatch agreementCurry Coastal PilotThe state, through cellphone surcharges, collects and allocates to cities funds for 911 expenses to pay for dispatching emergency calls for police, fire and after-hours public works. But dispatch operators spend most of their time answering radio … Click here to read the complete article… Continue reading Gold Beach, sheriff sign dispatch agreement – Curry Coastal Pilot
Official issues warning: Avoid suspected powder at all costsWilliamsport Sun-GazetteFor the holiday weekend and beyond, if anyone sees an unresponsive individual, he or she needs to contact 911, stay on the line with the dispatcher and report what is happening and wait until emergency services arrive, Yingling said. Often, he said …and more » Click here to… Continue reading Official issues warning: Avoid suspected powder at all costs – Williamsport Sun-Gazette
First responders rescue patient on the Potomac River near US 340 bridgeHerald-Mail MediaEmergency personnel from three states responded to a call for aid to person with a medical condition Friday on the Potomac River, according to a dispatcher with Washington County Emergency Services. The dispatcher said fire and ambulance units from … Click here to read… Continue reading First responders rescue patient on the Potomac River near US 340 bridge – Herald-Mail Media