Common Challenges For 911 Dispatch Centers

Common Challenges For 911 Dispatch Centers

First responders rely upon an efficient 911 system in order to properly respond to calls for help. Unfortunately, the system doesn’t always work smoothly. As with any system that relies on a combination of technology and human activity, issues arise all the time....
How Google Wants to Help Locate 911 Callers

How Google Wants to Help Locate 911 Callers

If you’ve ever been in or near an emergency and used your cell phone to call 911, you may have noticed that your location automatically turns on to help lead the responders to where you are. If you are the responder, you may have felt the pain of not getting very...
What to Know about Calling 911

What to Know about Calling 911

As an EMS worker, you’re usually on the receiving end of requests for emergency assistance. However, sooner or later, you will probably have to call 911 yourself. When it’s personal, you may find yourself in a distressed state, possibly unable to think...