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.
With a COVID-19 surge that is killing one person every 15 minutes in California’s Los Angeles County, the 911 emergency medical system has been stretched to the brink. [CLICK READ MORE TO VIEW VIDEO]…
TLANTA – There is a critical staffing problem in the Emergency 911 Communications Center.
Director Amanda Pritchett told the Atlanta City Council the office is short by at least 30 people. The number can fluctuate… READ MORE
A conversation with Darold Whitmer from nga911 about their cloud based solution
Addressing changes Watch now: Bristol, Virginia working to comply with Next Generation 911 system (VA)
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
A conversation With Matt Grogan, Communications Specialist, about everything from Route 91 to COVID to Social Unrest and their affect on the Communications Center