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San Francisco 9-1-1 Struggling Under Increased Load

San Francisco Emergency Management
A “perfect storm” has hit the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management’s 9-1-1 operation according to Supervisor Aaron Peskin. Since 2011 the center’s call load as increased by 37 percent, leaving staff strained and overworked. To help lower strain additional money has been added for staffing and a...
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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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Teen Arrested For SWATing Incidents

A Surprise, Arizona teenager has been arrested after law enforcement officials determined he is responsible for several SWATing incidents. The 17 year old is accused of calling the Monterey County California Sheriff’s Office and claiming there had been a home invasion and someone had been shot at the...
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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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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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