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A dispatch supervisor’s review of a new headset and earpiece designed for them
N-ear’s new behind-the-head boom microphone delivers easy-wearing performance
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From livestreaming a fire to locating a lost hunter, integrating consumer communications with CAD systems can improve responses
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Several police departments and agencies nationwide acknowledged the difficulties as many AT&T customers reported a total outage that left them unable to connect to the internet or place calls
The $1.4 million center can get real-time intelligence and even video footage during crisis situations through Aurora’s Critical Incident Intelligence Center
“It’s a sense of accomplishment to know that I put my mind to something, and I set out those goals and I obtained those goals,” Wendy Massey said
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New Mexico tops the list of U.S. states in terms of 911 call frequency, with 1,169 calls per 1,000 residents
Cellphone carriers are now required to send first responders based on the location of the caller, rather than the nearest cell tower
El Monte Police Department Officer Joseph Santana, 31, and Cpl. Michael Paredes, 42, were ambushed and killed in June of 2022 while responding to a report of a stabbing; they were not told by dispatchers that the suspect had a gun
“If someone is lost, I envision it would be an amazing tool. If someone is in a situation where perhaps it’s not safe for them to speak, the video might be very useful for us,” an Orange County Fire Rescue official stated
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Despite several “incomplete” 911 calls, Akron dispatchers pinpointed the man’s location using “Prepared Live” technology