Emergency Communications | Johnson County Kansas [Video]

Johnson County Emergency Communications manages countywide emergency communications systems and dispatch services. Operations is responsible for the processing of emergency and non-emergency calls for assistance received on E911 (Enhanced 911) and 10-digit phone lines.  Operations dispatches FIRE and EMS in Johnson County and EMS in Miami County. 

Addressing changes Watch now: Bristol, Virginia working to comply with Next Generation 911 system (VA)

Four-and-a-half minutes.

That’s how long it took for a Washington County dispatcher to locate an emergency call in 2018 where three bodies had been found in a home near Watauga Road.

Confusing addresses, misplaced numbers and duplicate street names can cause first-responders to lose valuable time when answering emergency calls, according to Kelly Miller, the GIS (geographic information system) coordinator in the city of Bristol, Virginia… READ MORE