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A Tribute to Dispatchers

You may or may not know that I work for a large 911 dispatch center.  Often times people have no idea what a tough job it its.  Here is a piece written by a police cheif that gives some insight. A Tribute To Dispatchers By Chief Thomas Wagoner Loveland (Colo.) Police Department Someone once asked [...]

By |2016-11-10T20:52:39-06:00December 10th, 2013|Categories: 911|Tags: |0 Comments

911 Three Common Mistakes

Recently Gigi Smith, the Police manager of the 911 center I work for was interviewed on The Dr. Oz Show about the three biggest mistakes when calling 911. During an emergency every second counts. Learn the 3 mistakes you should never make when calling 911 and how to avoid them. 1. If you call 911 [...]

By |2016-11-10T20:52:57-06:00April 8th, 2011|Categories: 911|Tags: |0 Comments

Top 5 silly calls to 911

For those who don't know I work for 9-1-1. I sometimes think it should be called whine one one. We all know 911 is the number for emergencies; The number to call when a quick response could mean the difference between life and death. This is a positive story from the news about our crazy [...]

By |2016-11-10T20:53:03-06:00November 1st, 2010|Categories: 911, Humor|Tags: |0 Comments