What’s your emergency? Tri-City 911 dispatcher shortage – Tri-City Herald

Tri-City Herald What’s your emergency? Tri-City 911 dispatcher shortageTri-City HeraldA shortage of dispatchers could be one of the biggest challenges to uniting Mid-Columbia dispatch operations by early 2018. Benton and Franklin counties have agreed to combine their 911 operations. Until that happens, each will operate its own system.and more » Click here to read the complete… Continue reading What’s your emergency? Tri-City 911 dispatcher shortage – Tri-City Herald

Mom Meets 911 Dispatcher That Helped Her Deliver Child On … – CBS Minnesota / WCCO

CBS Minnesota / WCCO Mom Meets 911 Dispatcher That Helped Her Deliver Child On …CBS Minnesota / WCCOA western Wisconsin mom says she’s exhausted and excited after a terrifying 24 hours.St. Croix County dispatcher, Baldwin EMS help woman deliver child …River Falls JournalWI woman delivers baby on roadsideKAREall 6 news articles » Click here to read… Continue reading Mom Meets 911 Dispatcher That Helped Her Deliver Child On … – CBS Minnesota / WCCO

Communication problems a “nuisance” at Emergency-911 center – WVLT

WVLT Communication problems a "nuisance" at Emergency-911 centerWVLTBull said there are backup plans for the system when problems come up, and that dispatchers are still able to do business when the computers go offline. 911 calls made by civilians are not affected by the problems whatsoever. Getting the information … Click here to read the… Continue reading Communication problems a “nuisance” at Emergency-911 center – WVLT

Joint Communications looks for solutions to dispatcher recruitment – Columbia Daily Tribune

Joint Communications looks for solutions to dispatcher recruitmentColumbia Daily TribuneBoone County Joint Communications is searching for solutions to a continuous problem — recruitment and retainment of emergency dispatchers. Out of every 100 applications Boone County Joint Communications receives for an open emergency dispatcher … Click here to read the complete article Find more news like –… Continue reading Joint Communications looks for solutions to dispatcher recruitment – Columbia Daily Tribune

Chief concerns: What does the incident commander do at an emergency wildland fire? – Idyllwild Town Cier

Chief concerns: What does the incident commander do at an emergency wildland fire?Idyllwild Town Cier“911, what is your emergency?” the Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department dispatcher asks the reporting party. Frantically, the reporting party states, “I live on the west side of Idyllwild. I can smell smoke, lots of smoke. Wait a minute. I can… Continue reading Chief concerns: What does the incident commander do at an emergency wildland fire? – Idyllwild Town Cier

Dispatcher to be honored for saving little girl’s life – Local 8 Now

Local 8 Now Dispatcher to be honored for saving little girl’s lifeLocal 8 NowWAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) — Chad Zerkle, an emergency dispatcher in Marathon County, Wisconsin will be honored with the ‘Hometown Hero’ award by the Wisconsin State Assembly on Wednesday after he helped save the life of a little girl who was choking. Click… Continue reading Dispatcher to be honored for saving little girl’s life – Local 8 Now

Remember, 911 is for emergencies only – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

Remember, 911 is for emergencies onlySault Ste. Marie Evening NewsThe recent spate of turbulent weather and associated power outages has prompted a reminder regarding the proper use of 911. “In a 48-hour period we had 954 calls,” said Director of Chippewa County Central Dispatch Michelle Robbins reviewing the … Click here to read the complete article… Continue reading Remember, 911 is for emergencies only – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News