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County Names 9-1-1 Center After Past Leader

Salem County, New Jersey has named their EMS Communications Room in honor of a past leader. Forrest Eichmann had a long career with Salem County starting as a part time dispatcher, and rising through the organization to Director of Emergency Services. Eichmann is credited with being a leader...
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New Audio: Pregnant NC Woman Shot

We have added new audio from a domestic murder in Raleigh NC. Overview Date and Time: 04/18/15 21:39 hrs City: Raleigh (Wake County) State: North Carolina Address: 5959 Triangle Town Blvd Summary Kimberly Richardson was 6 months pregnant when she was shot in the abdomen by her boy...
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MA NJ & CA Work on Anti-SWATing Laws

Recent legislation in Massachusetts, New Jersey, and California is aimed at combating SWATing. SWATing simply put is individuals maliciously making requests for police services when there is no actual emergency. Usually these calls into police will report violent or high profile incidents generating a large response from police....
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Community Rallies to Support Dispatcher

Sarpy County 911 Patch
Tina Spetzman a Sarpy County, Nebraska 9-1-1 dispatcher has been out of work since falling ill in September. Now her community led by the Sarpy County Fraternal Order of Police are rallying to help with her medical bills. Spetzman has been serving the people of Sarpy County for...
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New Audio: Prince George’s MD House Fire

We have added audio from the recent house fire in Prince George’s County, Maryland where a 13 year old boy called 9-1-1. Included are both the 9-1-1 call and fire ground radio. Overview Date and Time: 04/19/15 06:58 hrs City: Prince George County State: Maryland Address: Unknown Summary...
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Missouri Attempts 911 Tax Bill

Missouri has been notoriously behind other states in the country in funding their 9-1-1 system. The state currently has no statewide bill allowing for a tax to fund the system, which has left some areas without modern E911 services. In past years several bills have been in front...
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911 Caller Trapped in House Fire

On Sunday, April 19, 2015 just before 7:00 am a 13 year old boy was woken up by his dog barking. When he woke the boy found his house on fire and the hallway already too hot for him and his sister to evacuate through. The boy dialed...
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New Audio: Davis CA Murder/Suicide 911 Call

We have added new audio, a 911 call from a murder suicide in Davis, California in March 2013. Overview Date and Time: 03/26/2015 18:50 hrs City: Davis (Yolo County) State: California Address: Glacier Drive Summary The Davis Police received a 9-1-1 call from a male party saying he...
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Misheard Word Locks Down Maine School

A dispatcher heard what was thought to be the word “gun” in the background of a 9-1-1 open line prompting police to lockdown the Edward Little High School in Auburn, Maine on Friday April 17, 2015. After a quick investigation by responding officers it was determined that the...
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