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Emergency services dispatcher (Getty Images)

‘That’s My House!’ 911 Dispatcher Handles Suspect Pursuit That Leads To Her Own Backyard

A Contra Costa County dispatcher handling a suspect pursuit last week found herself dispatching calls to her own home in Oakley, according to the sheriff’s office.

05/20/2015

Lake Berryessa

911 Dispatcher Locates Injured Hiker Near Lake Berryessa On Facebook After Call Dropped

An emergency dispatcher in training used Facebook to locate a hiker critically injured after falling a 150 feet down a cliff while hiking near Lake Berryessa last weekend.

01/08/2015

Maverick was saved after swallowing a washer and beginning to choke. (CBS)

NorCal 911 Dispatcher Gets Call From Her House That Son Is Choking

A Marysville dispatcher’s training was put to the test when she got a call from her own home saying her toddler was in danger.

07/09/2014

Paramedics bring in stretchers to the area where at least two people were killed and a number injured in multiple shootings at a private religious college April 2, 2012 in Oakland. (Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Rookie Dispatcher Handled Oakland Mass Shooting Call

The dispatcher on duty during Monday’s mass shootings that killed seven people at Oikos University in Oakland handled herself quite well for having only been on the job for about a year.

04/03/2012