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August 20, 2013

Pa. man arrested after child's whispered 911 call

An eerily soft "help us" sent police to the Pa. home where a man attacked a woman and threatened her family with a knife - Full Story
August 19, 2013

App brings Google Glass to police work

Combined with Google Glass, the app will allow first responders to receive and view documents, images and schematics in real time - Full Story
August 16, 2013

Stolen wedding dress crisis averted thanks to 911 operator

The 911 dispatcher felt so bad for her, she asked her supervisor if she could offer to lend the woman her own wedding dress - Full Story
August 15, 2013

Texas cop sues 911 caller for failing to warn police

After calling for help, woman is sued because she didn’t adequately prepare deputy for danger - Full Story
July 31, 2013

NH police station shooting range catches fire

The staff was evacuated without injury and continued working at a redundancy center nearby - Full Story
July 29, 2013
Seamless coordination, optimized response: The possibilities of FirstNet

Seamless coordination, optimized response: The possibilities of FirstNet

Advances in technology in recent years have enabled an entirely new set of possibilities for integration and communications - Full Story
July 29, 2013
Top 5 public safety innovations from Verizon

Top 5 public safety innovations from Verizon

These reasons highlight how Verizon is currently helping public safety and innovating for a future in which we will be both safer and more efficient in our role of helping those in need in our communities - Full Story
July 12, 2013

NJ girl, 5, dials 911 to save choking mom

A catchy jingle that encourages kids to call 911 in an emergency may be partially responsible for her quick actions - Full Story
July 03, 2013

Grant will assist with Fla. PD's public safety system

By Kenneth Knight The Tampa Tribune TEMPLE TERRACE, Fla. — A nearly $445,000 grant will take a... - Full Story
July 02, 2013
First responders honored for role in Newtown response

First responders honored for role in Newtown response

The staff at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center has won praise from officials and colleagues around the country for their work that day - Full Story

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