The computer dispatch function launched by Owensboro-Daviess County 911 early last year has helped fire and medical responders respond to scenes more quickly, dispatch center Director Paul Nave said this week.
The results of a workplace assessment recently completed for Tucson’s Public Safety Communications Department has caused concern among city leaders who are working to address “fundamental problems in the operation of the department.”
On today's Humpday Hangout, join Rick Lasky and Terry McGrath as they discuss those behind the console. We're talking all things dispatch.
A report in the Press of Atlantic City examined how dispatching practices may contribute to fire operational issues in the municipality of Sea Isle City, New Jersey.
In this week's Humpday Hangout, host Bill Gustin, the panel, and special guest dispatchers discuss the vital role that dispatchers play in fire department operations.
Tame your turnout gear with the Dispatch™ Duffle, our new 80L bag designed to fit all your gear comfortably.
How do you take all the information you receive from an alarm ticket and translate that data into a strategy? In a department as large as the Fire Department of New York, members depend heavily on standard operating procedures. When everyone is on the same page, the operation is safer and more efficient. DAN SHERIDAN
Commentary by Billy Goldfeder, Fire Engineering and FDIC Advisory Board Member
In this week's Humpday Hangout, hosts Rick Lasky and Terry McGrath will be joined by Rob Reardon, Mark Payne, and Kellie Hayney to discuss the critical role of the dispatch center in the fire service.