911 Mobile Dispatch App Now Live In Oakland, But For A FeeA controversial new mobile app now live in Oakland connects 911 callers directly to Oakland police dispatchers, for a fee.
Suspect In Wrong-Way Chase Through East Bay Calls 911 To Complain About ChaseA man leading police on a chase while driving the wrong way on Highway 4 through the East Bay called 911 operators to complain about being chased.
High Tech Camera System To Help Firefighters Spot Wildfires In Marin CountyHigh tech cameras and sensors are helping firefighters in the North Bay swing into action when wildfires strike.
Computer Failure Cripples 911 Dispatch System For Brentwood, Antioch AreaA computer failure has crippled the emergency dispatch center for the Brentwood and Antioch area.
Oakland Police Department Dispatch Center Gets $750,000 UpgradeOakland's 911center has undergone a $750,000 upgrade in technology and equipment. The center, which receives an estimated 1,500 calls a day, now meets current standards and improves communications between the public and police.
Police Dispatch Audio Details Non-Response To Intruder In Fatal Berkeley AttackPolice dispatch tapes show officers didn’t immediately respond to a Berkeley man’s nonemergency call about an intruder before the homeowner was bludgeoned to death with a ceramic pot.
Computer Outage Hits San Francisco Police & Fire DepartmentsThe computer-aided dispatch system utilized by San Francisco's police and fire departments went down unexpectedly on Thursday.
San Francisco Supervisors Call The City’s Cab System DysfunctionalWhile the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is trying to get more cabs on the streets during peak hours, the supervisors are trying to rid the street of renegade cabs that are operating without a license.
Wait Times Drop For California 911 Cellular CallsWait times are dropping and more Californians placing 911 cellular telephone calls are getting through to operators.