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Tag Archive | "911"

Northwest Central Dispatch System Begins 911 Texting Capability; Voice Still Preferred

Beginning today, August 18, 2014, wireless phone subscribers of AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon, who are residents or visitors living, working or traveling in the Northwest Central Dispatch System service area may be able to use their mobile phones to send a text message to 911 for emergency help. Northwest Central Dispatch System is the […]

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Arlington Heights Police 911 Calls Before, During and Following Shooting of Arlington Heights Police Officer

9-1-1 telephone audio of hostage incident when an Arlington Heights police officer was shot an critically injured and a female victim as held hostage by ex-boyfriend Eric Anderson. Arlington Heights Police Department and Northwest Central Dispatch System released 9-1-1 audio today which included the telephone calls from a home in the 1900 block of Windham […]

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New Report Form Uses Technology to Crowdsource Severe Weather and Damage Observations for Northwest Suburbs

Today The Cardinal — Arlingtoncardinal.com introduces a form for submitting severe weather observations and damage observations throughout the northwest suburbs of Chicago. The form will serve as a tool to crowdsource citizen weather observations and damage observations to increase public safety awareness in the aftermath of severe weather. The Cardinal — Arlingtoncardinal.com will aggregate the […]

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Des Plaines Committee Recommends Creation of its Own 9-1-1 System As Niles, Morton Grove Leave North Suburban Emergency Dispatch Center

A Des Plaines committee recently agreed to recommend to the city council a new Des Plaines dispatch center and emergency telephone system board for handling 9-1-1 calls for Des Plaines and Park Ridge. The change would involve the dissolution of the North Suburban Emergency Dispatch Center (NSEDC) and the managing board Joint Emergency Telephone System […]

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Northwest Central Dispatch 911 Dispatchers and Telecommunications Operators Issue Strike Notice

UPDATE THU OCT 06 2011 7:23 AM: Northwest Central Dispatch System management and the union Metropolitan Alliance of Police (MAP Chapter 540) reached a tentative agreement about 1:30 a.m. Thursday. Mediation with an arbitrator lasted about 12 hours starting at 2 p.m. If not for the agreement, dispatchers and telecommunication operators could have gone on […]

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State Farm “Empire State of Mind” 9/11 Tribute

State Farm commercial tribute to the 10th anniversary of 9/11 that appeared during the FOX SPORTS presentation of the Chicago Bears-Altanta Falcons game. To commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, State Farm partnered with award-winning director Spike Lee to film a touching tribute to thank the heroes of New York. Nearly 150 school children (ages […]

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The Day After 9/11: A Gene Simmons Military Tribute Forever Strong Songs for Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines; God Bless America

Honor our troops, honor our veterans. A handshake and a “thank you for serving.” “The Army Goes Rolling Along” The Official Song of The United States Army bands.army.mil/music/armysong.asp Over hill, over dale, As we hit the dusty trail And the Caissons go rolling along In and out, hear them shout, Counter march and right about […]

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September 11, 2011

September 11, 2001 — “Our First Class Galley Flight Attendant and our Pursor has been stabbed.” Just before the crash of American Airlines Flight 11, flight attendant #3 Betty Ong called American Airlines Reservations/Operations to report conditions of a hijacking. [PART 1] September 11, 2001 — “All the first class passengers have been moved back […]

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Arlington Heights 9/11 Ceremony Sunday 4PM at North School Park

The Village of Arlington Heights will host a short ceremony honoring those who lost their lives in the September 11, 2001 attacks that killed about 3,000 people in New York City (World Trade Center Twin Towers/AA Flight 11 and UAL Flight 175); Arlington County, Virginia (Pentagon/Flight 77); and near Shanksville, Pennsylvania (Flight 93). The event […]

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Palatine: Memorial Service Observing the Tenth Anniversary of 9/11

Palatine Fire Department. Citizens are invited to join active and retired police officers, firefighters and their families and friends to participate in an event to honor and remember the 343 firefighters ad 72 police officers that died in the line of duty on September 11, 2001. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2011 AT NOON

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A Moment of Silence: 9-11-2001

September 11, 2001 — “Our First Class Galley Flight Attendant and our Pursor has been stabbed.” Just before the crash of American Airlines Flight 11, flight attendant #3 Betty Ong called American Airlines Reservations/Operations to report conditions of a hijacking. [PART 1] September 11, 2001 — “All the first class passengers have been moved back […]

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9-1-1 Audio Released: Hoffman Estates Engelhardt Stabbings 4-17-2009

Following is one of the most professionally-handled 9-1-1 calls among calls that are released by 9-1-1 officials nationwide. Keep in mind that 9-1-1 call takers are responsible not only for getting help to the scene, but that they are responsible for gathering helpful information about any danger to first responders that might still exist at the scene. The call taker is calm, non-judgmental, reassuring and asks the necessary questions that are needed by responding police and paramedics. Keep in mind that at least one other 9-1-1 telecommunications operator/dispatcher is receiving the call takers information and alerting responding units by radio and/or text messages to a mobile data terminal or computer in emergency vehicles. Listen to the 9-1-1 audio (aka “9-1-1 tape”)

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  • Current Conditions : 80.4F, Clear - 7:37 PM CDT Aug. 20
    Temperature: 80.4°F | Humidity: 64% | Pressure: 29.88in (Rising) | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: SE | Wind Speed: 0.0mph
  • Thursday as of Aug. 20 4:00 PM CDT
    Thursday - Partly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers, then a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 88F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible.
  • Wednesday as of Aug. 20 4:00 PM CDT
    Wednesday - Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 86F. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
  • Wednesday Night as of Aug. 20 4:00 PM CDT
    Wednesday Night - Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the evening, then overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers. Low of 68F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 70%.
  • Special Statement - Expires: 9:00 PM CDT
    Special Statement for Cook County in effect until 9:00 PM CDT on August 20, 2014

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