San Francisco 911 Dispatchers Overworked; Board Of Supes Vows ChangesIncreased 911 call volume coupled with a dwindling staff has led to a crisis for San Francisco emergency dispatch with response times lagging and many calls during high volume periods going unanswered.
Feds Charge Man With Making Hundreds Of Crank 911 CallsU.S. attorneys have filed criminal charges against a San Francisco Bay Area man who they say made hundreds of threatening and harassing phone calls to police departments in 18 states.
Authorities Release Details About 911 Calls Involving Prince’s Paisley Park EstateData released by Minnesota authorities provide new details about previous 911 calls involving Prince's Paisley Park complex.
Santa Clara Police Add Emergency Dispatch Center In Levi's Stadium For Super Bowl 50As the lead emergency services agency for Super Bowl 50, the Santa Clara police department is gearing up for a super surge of 911 calls.
San Francisco Firefighters Swamped With Non-Emergency Medical CallsA San Francisco firefighters are among the busiest in the country, but their emergency calls are most often not emergencies at all.
911 Calls Reveal Chaos During Violent Arrest In Salinas; Mom Says Police Went Too FarThe District Attorney's office has launched an investigation into a violent arrest captured on cellphone video last Friday, in Salinas. Newly released 911 audio reveals the chaos on that day.
911 Calls Reveal Moments After Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Struck NapaPolice have released tapes of 911 calls that came in right after last month's 6.0 earthquake that struck the Napa Valley.
Richmond Police Dispatch Center Evacuated Due To Overheating Power UnitThe Richmond Police Department's dispatch center was evacuated for several hours early Thursday morning after a secondary power system began overheating and emitting fumes, a police sergeant said.
911 Calls Reveal Chaos, Delays In Getting To Injured SFO Plane PassengersEmergency calls from people aboard a plane that crashed at San Francisco International Airport portray a scene of chaos, with passengers begging for help and saying ambulances weren’t coming fast enough.
Santa Clara County May Revoke Ambulance Contract Over SlownessThe company that provides ambulances services for 14 Santa Clara County cities and its unincorporated areas has been put on notice: the county considers it to be in violation of its contract, and is rethinking the arrangement.
Four South Bay Cities Look At Consolidating 911 DispatchEmergency calls to 911 in Los Altos, Mountain View, Palo Alto and Sunnyvale could soon be handled by a single dispatch center.
Wait Times Drop For California 911 Cellular CallsWait times are dropping and more Californians placing 911 cellular telephone calls are getting through to operators.