911 dispatchers deal with long hours, low wages and urgent calls every day. The traumatic calls, especially, may lead to high levels of stress on and off the job.
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Police released a 911 call today from an incident Monday involving George Zimmerman. Zimmerman was shot at by Matthew Apperson, according to a Lake Mary Police Department press release.
By Tanima Mehrotra on November 12th, 2014 | Last updated: November 12, 2014 at 1:29 pm
Small businesses are saving money on gasoline due to lower prices and spending that money elsewhere. A Gainesville woman was arrested for making a fake 911 call reporting that she had been shot. Rick Scott declared November as “Hire a Veteran” month on Veteran’s Day. The state university system is beginning to examine aspects of college affordability as a response to a request for more financial aid and cuts in Bright Futures.
Levy County Sheriff’s Office released the 911 call of the man who they say shot his wife in the head yesterday. The victim called 911 after her husband, George Halleran, was drunk and fighting with her. While on the phone the dispatcher heard gun […]
By Christine Alvarez on September 24th, 2014 | Last updated: September 24, 2014 at 11:15 am
A woman was shot while calling 911 to report her husband’s drunken, aggressive behavior. The woman, who was shot in the forehead by her husband with a .38-caliber handgun, survived.
By Whitney Lavaux on September 12th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 10:30 am
Student organizations at the University of Florida organized a candlelight vigil in honor of Sept. 11 and the victims of the attacks thirteen years ago. These students shared their own stories of the backlash that followed the attacks.
Alachua County 911 operators will use a new tool to get more information on callers and help streamline the emergency response process.
In 2009, Congress named Sept. 11 a National Day of Service and Remembrance to honor the victims of that infamous day. The bipartisan decision encouraged people to take action, and on Wednesday, the tradition continued in Gainesville.
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By Rachel Jones on January 31st, 2013 | Last updated: February 4, 2013 at 5:11 pm
9/11 Judge Orders End to Outside Government Censors – NYTimes.com – The military judge overseeing the prosecution of five detainees accused of aiding in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks ordered on Thursday that the government disconnect technology that allows censoring […]
By WUFT News on September 12th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:53 pm
A video mocking the Islamic prophet Muhammad is attributed to the violence from an armed mob which led to the deaths of a U.S. ambassador and three of his staff members.