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Steuben County, Indiana Official Denies 911 Center Crisis
     
Dispatchers are working up to 16-hour shifts, and only three of the 12 full-time positions are filled.

Spokane County, Washington - Fatal Pursuit of Jedadiah Zillmer
     On February 11, 2014, military veteran Jedadiah Zillmer engaged in a high-speed pursuit with law enforcement while talking to 911 Call Takers in Spokane County.  Dispatchers relayed his suicidal statements to responding police officers, who later used deadly force against him.

“Tapping” Method Helps Telecommunicator Find Caller
     Call Takers can use the tapping system when they can't hear a caller on the line.

Syracuse, Utah - Mother Killed Two Daughters, Self
     On January 14, 2014, Kyler Ramsdell-Oliva shot and killed her 13 & 7-year-old daughters before turning the gun on herself.  Her fiance was outside in a U-Haul truck, when the shooting occurred.

For Telecommunicators, No One Calls to Chat
     Teresa Griffitts never knows who will be calling as a dispatcher for the Corona (Calif.) Police Department.

Arvada, Colorado - Parolee Takes Neighbor's Son Hostage
     On January 4, 2014, police were called to Don Pooley's residence for a domestic disturbance with a gun. Pooley fled his residence, forcibly entered a neighbor's residence, and took a 13-year-old boy hostage for 18 hours.

An Equation for Success: Real-Time Crime Analyses
     Washington PSAP gets a leg up from an unlikely source.

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