logo for print

Pittsburgh dispatchers get guide on weapons in wake of shootings


By Jonathan D. Silver and Jerome L. Sherman
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PITTSBURGH — Allegheny County 911 operators got a new tool Tuesday: A sheet of paper at their desks with instructions on how to interrogate callers about weapons.

"We're never gonna let this happen again. Not on my watch," county Emergency Services Chief Robert A. Full said yesterday in pledging that 911 employees will make every effort to uncover critical information that could save police officers' lives.

Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy

Full story: Pittsburgh dispatchers get guide on weapons in wake of shootings

Recommended for you

Join the discussion

Copyright © 2017 PoliceOne.com. All rights reserved.