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Results - Topic: Ethics & Liability

Editor's Desk: Primum non Nocere? "3rd Overdose = No Response" Policy Under Consideration by Ohio City

"If the dispatcher determines that the person who's overdosed is someone who's been part of the program for two previous overdoses and has not completed the community service and has not cooperated in the program, then we wouldn't dispatch," proposed Dan Picard, Middletown city council member.

Fake News and 9-1-1: Getting Our Story Straight

My point here is far from the political battlefield that spawned the term. The fake news I want to discuss happens when the media, intentionally or unintentionally, distorts or misrepresents something that we’ve done.

On Target and on Time? Recent Legal Cases in Emergency Dispatch

Dispatchers may be considered the forgotten emergency service. In some ways they have the most challenging job of all: they deal with callers who are distressed, responders who are under pressure, and a public who has little regard for their skills. A trio of recent legal decisions have added to the factors they must consider.

Senate Passes Kari's Law Requiring Direct 9-1-1 Access

Kari's Law, a measure named for a slain East Texas woman that would require businesses to enable direct-dial access to 9-1-1, was passed by the US Senate last week, seven months after it passed the House. After differences between the House and Senate bill are negotiated, it will head to the president for his signature.

 
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