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What is it like to be a 9-1-1 operator?

From one radio to the next!  Brittani was a familiar voice in the KFGO Newsroom, but after 3 years, she put down one radio wave for the next. After a long 6-8 week interview process and 6 months of training, she is a Communications Operator at Red River Regional...

Gordon 5th grader makes heroic 9-1-1 call during fire (AL)

GORDON, Ala. (WTVY) - A Gordon family is mourning the loss of its long-time family home after a fire left it shambles late last night. Fortunately, they aren't mourning the loss of any loved ones, thanks in part to an Ashford Elementary schooler. "I saw a fire from...

Emergency communications move ‘going well’ (NE)

YORK – Leila Luft, the director of the York County Emergency Communications Center, says the initial move to the new courthouse addition went well and things are running smoothly. Luft updated the York County Commissioners about the progress of this ongoing project,...

What is it like to be a 9-1-1 operator? (ND)

Brittani was a familiar voice in the KFGO Newsroom, but after 3 years, she put down one radio wave for the next. After a long 6-8 week interview process and 6 months of training, she is a Communications Operator at Red River Regional Dispatch.  In this podcast:...

Weight of the Call: The Dispatchers (UT)

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) – If one is lucky enough, maybe they will never have to dial those three numbers etched in our brains, 9-1-1. When we think of first responders, we often think of police and fire. One group we often overlook are emergency dispatchers. They...

Plymouth Council OKs pact for new dispatchers (CT)

PLYMOUTH – Town Council members approved a contract Monday with Litchfield County Dispatch effective April 2020 that will result in the layoffs of the town’s 12 dispatchers next year. The town will enter into a three-month agreement from April 1 through June 30 with...

Kennesaw/Acworth 911 Awarded CALEA Accreditation (GA)

During the assessment, the Kennesaw/Acworth 911 Center had to show proof of compliance with the 207 standards that constitute the program. KENNESAW, GA — The Kennesaw/Acworth 911 Center, located at City of Kennesaw City Hall, was recently awarded their accreditation...

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