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The Life of a Dispatcher

So, I posted the first line on my Facebook wall one day during work on a particularly odd day. I pretty much answered the phone and had all of these calls in the one day…the things the police don’t know we handle…we do not write up all the calls that come it…you’re welcome officers :P Below are the comments (edited to post here) added by my co-workers and myself throughout the day. 2,255 more words

Life In General

"911, what is the location of your emergency?"

In the 9-1-1 and emergency response business your location is the most important piece of information we need in order to deliver the appropriate response. This article is meant to provide a glimpse into the capabilities of current 9-1-1 technology and what may be to come in the next few years. 879 more words


I was out on the South Side this morning talking to people about a 24-year-old man who was shot and killed last night. I started talking to a guy about an older man who had died of cancer at 63 a few days ago. 59 more words


Bluesfest Byron Bay 2015 - Second Artist Announcement

26th Annual Bluesfest 2015

The reunion of Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals AND

Scottish Star Paolo Nutini top the 2nd Bluesfest Artist Announcement

Today Bluesfest Byron Bay 2015, to be held over the Easter long weekend (Thu 2nd to Mon 6th of April) reveals its second group of artists to perform at its purpose-built festival & camping site just north of Byron Bay. 83 more words

Ben Howard

Scandal of the False Fools: I'll Be With You Always

~Careless! Careless!~

~I’ll Be With You Always~

Soon enough, all girls were passing the phone around, trying to get a peek at the latest scandal. All eyes were glued to that little screen and all mouths were literally dropping. 2,977 more words


What's this all About?

See what I did there? Not? Ok fine, I guess you can’t read minds yet. That’s fine because I’ll tell you what this is all about, the… 162 more words

Dispatch From The Frontier

Onward to The Dark Tower

If this is how things are going to go then Nanowrimo month is going to be more like Nonowrimo. Work is incredibly demanding at this stage, has it ever not been, and is wearing me out quite a bit. 172 more words