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D.C. 9-1-1 Dispatching Mistakes Blamed on Training Shortfall

Proposed shift change will reportedly lead to greater burnout.

Posted Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Ben Jones Receives EMS Lifetime Achievement Award

The James O. Page Charitable Foundation and JEMS, the Journal of Emergency Medical Services, named Benjamin F. Jones, EMT-P, as the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Service in Emergency Medical Services.

Posted Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Allegations of Sabotage against D.C. Ambulances

Cameras were considered being installed to catch employees tampering with vehicles.

Posted Monday, March 25, 2013

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Seven Disciplined Over D.C. Ambulance Delay

Report finds multiple protocol failures when officer was struck.

Posted Thursday, March 21, 2013

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Investigation: Ambulances Could Have Responded to Injured D.C. Officer

Injured officer waited 20 minutes for an ambulance from outside the District.

Posted Wednesday, March 20, 2013

D.C. Union Head Calls Reserve Ambulance Plan Too Little, Too Late

Firefighters’ union president says two ambulances are not enough.

Posted Monday, March 11, 2013

11 Injured in Washington, D.C. Shooting

Early morning gunfire injures many in the Sursum Corda neighborhood.

Posted Monday, March 11, 2013

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EMS Today: Gaining and Keeping the Public’s Trust

During the closing keynote, Gordon Graham shared the importance of increasing your agency’s standing in the community.

Posted Saturday, March 9, 2013

D.C. Fire Officials Address Recent Ambulance Response Issues

Recent concerns about response times addressed.

Posted Friday, March 8, 2013


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