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December 24, 2012

Mich. town to merge police, fire dispatch with county

By Nico Rubello Mount Clemens-Clinton-Harrison Journal CLINTON TOWNSHIP (Mich.) — Police dispatch... - Full Story
October 16, 2012

What's next in mission-critical intelligence for public safety?

Public safety has been in need of a technological upgrade to evolve along with the consumer technologies that rely on multimedia and the fast transfer of information and data - Full Story
October 14, 2012

Unanswered 911 calls prompt change in Minn.

Callers to 911 who do not get an operator within 10 seconds will hear a recorded message - Full Story
October 09, 2012

Zimmerman to sue NBC over edited 911 tape

NBC News launched an internal probe after broadcasting an edited version of Zimmerman's call to police - Full Story
September 30, 2012

'Amazing' 4-year-old calmly dials 911 to get mom help

Mother suffers from lupus and fell to the floor in a bout of pain - Full Story
September 19, 2012

Slain Dallas woman's family sues over 911 response

The suit alleges that police were late responding to the call and relied on inexperienced officers who didn't properly investigate - Full Story
August 18, 2012

Sheriff releases 911 calls in Sikh temple shooting

Some callers ask for help to be sent quickly, others are are matter-of-fact - Full Story
August 03, 2012

Auditor slams OPD on oversight of technology systems

City Auditor Courtney Ruby said, "The bottom line is that the Oakland Police Department has mismanaged technology for years and citizens have a right to be outraged." - Full Story
July 29, 2012

Police can get Skype data on request

Web phone service Skype has expanded its cooperation with police - Full Story
July 23, 2012

Dispatcher finds body outside Detroit police building

Detectives will review surveillance footage to try to locate the killer - Full Story

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