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September 10, 2014

Tenn. man busted for drugs after pocket-dial

Police arrested a man for drugs after he pocket-dialed 911 and dispatchers heard him talking about getting high and going to a drug dealer''s house - Full Story
August 27, 2014

Fla. dispatcher botches call about child locked in car

A 911 dispatcher is in trouble over his response to a mother who called for help after her 10-month-old son accidentally locked himself in her car - Full Story
June 17, 2014

Off-duty dispatcher saves 2 as fire engulfs home

Firefighters hadn't yet arrived, so he broke the basement window and saw a man and a woman lying face down as the room filled with smoke - Full Story
June 10, 2014

Denver dispatcher quits after 911 caller is killed

Dispatcher has resigned after failing to relay key information to officers responding to a woman who was killed 12 minutes into a call - Full Story
May 27, 2014

LA to take over fire dispatch, may tie LAPD and LAFD systems together

Faced with a tight deadline to resolve a dispute with firm that provides emergency medical protocols, city panel Friday called for a meeting to make sure there is no gap in responses - Full Story
May 20, 2014

Police credit dispatcher's quick response for rescue of kidnap victim

Police received a frantic 911 call from a woman, a passenger in a pickup truck, who was screaming for help. When the call disconnected abruptly, the dispatcher used the phone's GPS to track the truck - Full Story
May 20, 2014
4 major cell carriers agree to roll out 911 text service

4 major cell carriers agree to roll out 911 text service

Vermont became the first to offer the technology statewide Monday - Full Story
May 19, 2014

Top 5 most bizarre 911 calls

By PoliceOne Staff Somewhere along the way, the purpose of police and dispatchers got misconstrued, and... - Full Story
May 19, 2014

Anarchist coffee shop owner refuses to let cops respond to OD

Business co-owner called 911 and told the dispatcher not to send police - Full Story
May 18, 2014

Police: Lack of dispatch communication resulted in death

Denver police officials blame their delayed response to a woman who was killed 12 minutes into a 911 call on a dispatcher who failed to relay information to officers - Full Story

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