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#TeanawayRiverFire | October 10, 2017

UPDATE 2 – 10/10/2017 – 2300  hours PDT

Fire crews assigned to the Teanaway River/Road Fire were said to be wrapping up fire operations this evening. 496 more words

#TeanawayRiverFire | October 9, 2017

UPDATE 1 – 10/9/2017

Incident Summary – The Teanaway River Fire reportedly started around 1330 hours on Friday, October 6, 2017, near mile marker 5.5 on the Teanaway Road near Cle Elum, Washington.  312 more words

Sheriff's Office Announces New Dispatcher To The Team

(10-6-17)  The Mercer County Sheriff’s office has added Wendy Knapke as a new 9-1-1 Dispatcher(August 20th, 2017). Dispatcher Knapke lives in Mercer County with her husband, Tony, their two high school aged daughters, and their golden doodle. 34 more words

Schoen New Mercer County Sheriff Department 9-1-1 Dispatcher

(9-29-17) The Mercer County Sheriff’s office has a new 9-1-1 Dispatcher, Stacy Schoen.  Schoen began working at the the Sheriff’s Office on August 13th, 2017. She is a graduate of the Ohio State Beauty Academy and previously worked at The Greene Room as a hairstylist. 20 more words

9-1-1 envy

The City of Visalia opened it’s new communications center to the public today, and now I have a serious case of dispatch center envy.

Their new center is spacious, well laid out, modern, and will be a joy for their staff to work in… especially since the current center is a small room in the basement of the police station downtown. 178 more words


POLICE TAKING AIM AT Pocket Dials and Unintentional 9-1-1 Calls Mandatory Response Impacts Public Safety

Primrose, ON (OPP – Dufferin Detachment) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has received more than 142,130 9-1-1 calls from January 1 to June 30, 2017 and  632 more words

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Key performance targets missed by Calgary 911 call centre

Calgary’s 911 call centre is not meeting its key performance indicators.

The target is to answer 95 per cent of police 911 calls within 15 seconds but in 2015 and 2016, the 911 call centre fell just short of the mark at 93 per cent in 2015 and 94 per cent in 2016. 327 more words