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April 02, 2013

911 dispatcher sends mom to rescue before police

She knew her mother would reach a stranded boater in her kayak before the police boat could get there - Full Story
March 24, 2013

7 disciplined over D.C. officer's ambulance delay

They've been referred for "appropriate personnel action" after a cop waited 20 minutes after being hit by a vehicle on his motorcycle - Full Story
March 21, 2013

Teen's call to 911 lands robbers in police hands

Officers had surrounded the house by the time the thieves took off, thanks to the teen and 911 dispatcher - Full Story
March 09, 2013

Warrant seeks NIU VP, former police chief communication

The warrant offers no details about what is the target of the investigation, and it makes no allegations of wrongdoing by anyone - Full Story
March 08, 2013

Dallas police chief prohibits use of MDCs in non-emergencies

He states that only in life-threatening situations should police be typing while driving - Full Story
February 25, 2013

NYPD radio horseplay results in discipline

'Stepping' on others' transmissions, long a sign of disapproval, now resulting in suspensions for some - Full Story
February 20, 2013

NYPD, Microsoft create crime-fighting system

The technology instantaneously mines data from the police department's voluminous records and assembles it in an easy-to-use form - Full Story
February 13, 2013

ACLU claims NJ police deter public complaints

The attorney general responded to the report by advising police chiefs to review procedures and use training materials provided by the state - Full Story
February 12, 2013

Navigating the changes in police communications technology

By Mike Falcone Motorola Solutions, Inc. PoliceOne Guest Contributor Somewhere in America, right now,... - Full Story
January 17, 2013

Ark. woman dies after 911 call not put in system

The operator has not been charged with any wrongdoing, and is on paid leave during the investigation - Full Story

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