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Rifts In Indiana 911 Center Make Headlines

NWITimes.com recently published an extensive article detailing problems developing at the Lake County 9-1-1 center in Indiana. In the article dispatchers, managers, and political leaders all highlight their views on the issues with the new combined center. Touching on everything from pay, to staffing, and even to the...
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Man Arrested for Calling 911 for Ride

A Myrtle Beach, South Carolina man was arrested after he repeatedly called 9-1-1 to request a ride to the police department to bail out his girlfriend. Edward Rosciszewski is accused of calling 9-1-1 four times over the course of four hours asking for a ride from police. Dispatchers attempted...
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Tool of the Trade: Google Earth Circles

Every day we use maps in dispatch, they’re one of our most valuable tools. But customizing them to the needs we have for a specific call can be difficult. CAD mapping functions are usually primitive at best and high end GIS software is far beyond the use of...
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New Audio: Bakersfield CA Murder/Suicide

Overview Date and Time: 03/10/2015 17:21 hrs City: Bakersfield (Kern County) State: California Address: De Colores Ct. Summary On March 10, 2015 a male party fatally shot his wife and called 9-1-1 to report the shooting. During the call he tells the dispatcher that he is suicidal and...
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