PITTSBURG, Kan. — The Pittsburg Police Department recently joined other Kansas agencies in an effort to improve public safety with access to next-generation 911 services. This partnership allows improved location services that include more accurate longitude/latitude, What3Words and state-wide GIS map integration, as well as 911 texting.
BALTIMORE – Today, Convey911, a Baltimore-based multilingual technology company serving public safety and local government, announced it has closed a seed funding round and added critical new features to its patent-protected communications and language translation platform.
Convey911 is an easy to use, add-on technology that enhances existing public safety communications infrastructure. It serves as a framework between call handling, computer-aided dispatch, and field-based devices that address language translation and workflow challenges and helps agencies meet FCC Enhanced 911(E911) indoor location accuracy rules and Next Generation 911 standards.
CHILLICOTHE― On a Thursday afternoon last year Taylor Matson, a Chillicothe Police Department dispatcher, took actions that helped save the life of Ross County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Eric Kocheran who was shot in an exchange at the law enforcement complex in Chillicothe.
Working as an emergency dispatcher requires a large skill set, and multitasking sits at the top of the list as one of the most helpful and essential for handling intense situations every day.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation Police Department dispatcher Joan Nevin knows that well after taking thousands of phone calls throughout her more than 10-year career. In October 2022, the Oklahoma Public Safety Conference named her the state’s 2022 Telecommunicator of the Year at its annual event.
SCOTT CITY, Mo. (KFVS) – 911 dispatchers in Scott City have a new tool to use during an emergency.
Through an app on your smartphone, and with your permission, they’ll be able to access your phone’s camera, which they say will help first responders.
KINGWOOD – A former Preston County Office of Emergency Management dispatcher says she was subjected to inappropriate sexual conduct and retaliation after she reported her concerns to county officials.