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June 28, 2013

911 operator who failed to notify police of emergency failed before

She quit six months after the death of a woman who called to report she was trapped in a vehicle in a pond - which the dispatcher failed to log - Full Story
May 20, 2013

Calif. car thieves accidentally dial 911 during crime

A dispatcher listened to their 35-minute conversation about breaking into cars and buying drugs - Full Story
May 08, 2013

Video: Woman calls 911 to get pursuing cops 'off her back'

The woman led officers on a pursuit claiming she didn't have to pull over because she was a sovereign citizen - Full Story
May 01, 2013

Communications failure cited in Aurora shootings

Oolice and fire officials failed to tell each other when and where rescuers were needed following the theater execution - Full Story
April 18, 2013
Drunk Fla. woman calls 911 because she's lonely

Drunk Fla. woman calls 911 because she's lonely

She was arrested on a charge of abuse of 911, she had called for the same reason 5 times in March - Full Story
April 17, 2013

Audio: Boston dispatch details police heroics

Almost an hour of audio details the frantic conversations between dispatchers, medics, and police - Full Story
April 16, 2013

Pa. woman cited for calling 911 seeking divorce

Police explained to the woman that no crime had been committed and cited her for disorderly conduct - Full Story
April 09, 2013

NJ cop builds custom tablet for police work

The officer was tired of the usual mountain of paperwork, so he joined a tech start-up and did something about it - Full Story
April 02, 2013

Do officers fib?

By Ann Konzal Informa Systems, Inc. The following is sponsored content from Informa Systems, Inc. Is... - Full Story
April 02, 2013

Ill. looks to video chat to obtain warrants faster

Speaking with a judge live online would make the testimony and warrant process quicker - Full Story

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