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911 Dispatcher

5 Terrible Things I Learned Working As A 911 Dispatcher

Cracked | Posted 03.31.2014 | Crime

I went into the job of 911 operator and police dispatcher with certain expectations: I'd hear crazy shit, I'd help people, and everyone involved would...

NYC Dispatcher Spent 8 Hours On Stroke Call

AP | Posted 06.18.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A New York City emergency dispatcher is being hailed for spending nearly eight hours on the phone with a woman who had suffered a stroke w...

Dispatcher Who Answered Amanda Berry's Frantic Call Under Review

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.08.2013 | Crime

Authorities in Cleveland have issued a statement in response to criticism of the 911 dispatcher who answered kidnapping victim Amanda Berry's panicked...

When You Want To Talk Dirty, 911 Operators Won't Help

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 07.19.2012 | Weird News

He apparently needed assistance -- just not the kind 911 provides. Police say that Clyde Hobbs, 72, called emergency operators in Oklahoma at least...

911 Sends Man Back To Crime Scene Where He Is Murdered

Posted 04.03.2012 | Denver

A Denver 911 dispatcher is expected to be suspended for failing to follow protocol when he asked a man and his companions to return to the scene of a ...

Heroic 911 Dispatcher Walks Father Through CPR, Helps Him Revive Infant Daughter

Posted 12.15.2011 | Chicago

A 911 dispatcher in near northwest suburban Elmwood Park kept his cool and helped save a life when he walked a father through CPR, which revived the m...

Worst Nightmare: 911 Dispatcher Learns Drowning Victim Was Her Son

Posted 08.17.2011 | Chicago

Emergency dispatcher Tracy Wilson experienced true horror earlier this week, when she learned that the victim in a call she handled was in fact her 17...