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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.

Colorado Dispatcher Reunited with Officer She Helped After Traffic Crash

Police said Erica Limon — a Denver 911 Communications Center dispatcher and certified EMT — was on her way home after picking up her kids from school when she saw debris flying from a crash. She stopped, told her kids to stay in the car, and ran to the scene. There, she found Lakewood Police Officer Mark O’Donnell — who had been on duty, riding his LPD motorcycle — lying on the ground, moving and breathing, but seriously injured.

Stop The Falling

If companies can predict consumer behavior with considerable accuracy, is it outside the realm of possibility that the same could be done for criminal behavior?

Company Says It Provided Right Address to Dispatcher the Night Missouri Officer Killed

The day after the shooting, investigators revealed the 911 call originated in Windsor, Mo. But dispatchers sent police to a home around 20 miles away in Clinton, Mo.

Slain Missouri Officer was Dispatched to Wrong House

He should have been dispatched to an address in Windsor, 25 miles away, where the call originated.

Video: CA Dispatcher Donates Kidney to Officer

San Diego police Officer Art Calvert will soon receive a kidney transplant, thanks to co-worker and dispatcher Debra Ballard, who has offered to donate her kidney.

CA Dispatcher Donates Kidney to Officer

San Diego police Officer Art Calvert will soon receive a kidney transplant, thanks to co-worker and dispatcher Debra Ballard, who has offered to donate her kidney. More Here.

Illinois State Police Begin 'Silver Search' Training

Illinois State Police officials have launched statewide training for officers in dealing with Alzheimer's disease patients who wander away and need to be found.

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Ohio Man Called 911 Asking for a Police Dog to Help Him Find Stolen Heroin

A Bath Township, OH, man was arrested earlier this year after he called 911 requesting a police dog to help him track down some heroin that was stolen from him, police say.