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New 911 Call Strategy: Cops To Be No Shows At Certain Scenes

Posted 02.03.2013 | Chicago

As of Sunday, a call to 911 call in Chicago won't necessarily result in a police officer on the scene. In an effort to free up police around the ci...

WATCH: Chicago 911 System Crashes Overnight; Dispatchers Say There Were No Delays

Posted 07.03.2012 | Chicago

Chicago's 911 system went down overnight when the city's state-of-the-art response system inexplicably crashed Monday evening. Delores Robinson, a ...

911 Emergency Calls Disappearing From Computers: Operators

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Stacked-up calls to Chicago's 911 emergency center are "disappearing completely" from computer screens because of glitches in a $6 million upgrade to ...