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NYC's New 9-1-1 Call Center Adopts Sept. 11 Changes

Operators are now able to give callers details about emergency events.

Posted Friday, January 6, 2012

Mixup Caused Maine Dispatch Worries

A murder and suicide highlighted concern that emergency responders could be dispatched to wrong street addresses.

Posted Tuesday, January 3, 2012

W.Va. City's Board OKs New Dispatching System

The new system will be the most sophisticated in the state when completed.

Posted Friday, December 16, 2011

Change Viewed In Florida EMS Dispatching

Groups of non-life-threatening calls identified.

Posted Wednesday, October 6, 2010

No Ambulance for Toothache: Virginia Departments Switching to Need-Based Response

Call with a toothache and you might get a van with a part-time EMT.

Posted Friday, May 14, 2010

DeKalb County Officials Investigate Delayed Ambulance

Two weeks ago, Marie Jones, 90, had to wait 25 minutes for an ambulance.

Posted Thursday, May 13, 2010

New 911 System Automates Texas EMS Dispatches

San Antonio's is unique in that it will alert the radios of the firefighters.

Posted Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Massachusetts Town Bylaw Helps First Responders Find Addresses

It can be a matter of life or death.

Posted Monday, May 10, 2010


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