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Detroit Dispatcher Dies After Contracting Coronavirus

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan said that on the week of March 9, the employee traveled out of state. Upon arrival, he reportedly wasn't feeling well.

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Oakland CAD Selects Motorola Solutions for Disaster Resilience in the Cloud

Motorola Solutions announced that Oakland, CA, selected the company's PremierOne CAD Software's "Disaster Recovery as a Service" (DRaaS) solution to help ensure the resilience of its computer-aided dispatch (CAD) operations in the event of a disaster.

Kansas Agency Launches Alert and ID System for Special Needs Persons

The City of Salina Police Department's Support Division has launched a new system designed to help officers identify and deal with individual with special needs who may find themselves in an emergency situation.

California Officers Deliver Walker to Man Who Had His Stolen

When dispatcher Nicole Santoyo, alongside Officers Brian Kearns and Carlos Gonzalez of the West Covina (CA) Police Department learned that an elderly man had his walker stolen from his front yard, they decided to take matters into their own hands and provide the man with a replacement.

Idaho Officer, Dispatcher Credited with Saving Heart Attack Victim

An officer and a dispatcher with the Pocatello Police Department are credited with saving the life of a man who suffered a massive heart attack early Saturday morning.

Sacramento Police Dispatcher On Duty During Murder of Officer Adopts Therapy Dog

The dispatcher who was on the radio channel during the incident in which 26-year-old officer Tara O'Sullivan was ambushed and killed has adopted the therapy dog that was on loan from a local animal shelter.

New Bill Would Make Dispatchers and Call Takers First Responders Nationwide

According to the website for California Representative Norma Torres—who is a co-sponsor of the bill along with Republican Richard Burr of North Carolina—the proposed legislation seeks to reclassify communications officers nationally from a non-protective service occupation to a protective one in the Standard Occupational Classification system, giving dispatchers recognition as first responders.

Dispatchers and Call Takers: Thanks to (and Support for) the Men and Women on the Thin Yellow Line

During the second full week of April, public safety agencies celebrate a group of individuals without whom public safety agencies would fail to properly function—dispatchers and call takers.

11 Tips for Responding to Domestic Violence Calls

Here are some tips on staying safe on these types of calls for service, and ensuring the welfare of the individuals who have been victimized.

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Subject Brutally Beats Mississippi Dispatcher at Police Station

A Mississippi dispatcher was brutally beaten last week when a man showed up at the police department and attacked her, police said.