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Miami-Dade's 911 dispatch call center. (Source: CBS4)

Inside Miami-Dade County’s State Of The Art 911 Call Center

It can often be a thankless job but it’s a critical job. Public safety dispatchers and call takers are the people you will rely on, if you have emergency.

CBS Miami–04/18/2014

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Recordings Show Complete Chaos During 2011 Urban Beach Shootings

In the moments before and after a dozen Miami Beach and Hialeah police officers opened fire on a car during the 2011 Memorial Day weekend, there was chaos on the police radio.

CBS Miami–07/01/2013

Miami Beach Commissioner Ed Tobin (SOURCE: CBS4)

Miami Beach Commissioner Responds To Dispatcher’s Health Claims

A Miami Beach commissioner is responding to a 911 dispatchers claim that a growing brain tumor may have caused a delay in sending fire rescue units to the Venetian Islands home of a dying man.

CBS4–05/08/2013

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New Information, 911 Tapes Released In Miami Beach Man’s Death

Miami Beach Police Raymond Martinez says he is troubled by a dispatcher’s behavior in the moments after a woman called 911 for help on March 5th.

CBS4–05/01/2013

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Using Social Media To Contact 9-1-1

Can you tweet for emergency help, text for 9-1-1 or post a panic alarm on Facebook? Even if you do, should you expect a rescue crew? Social media is changing the world, and now it’s affecting how people reach out during a crisis. But can you count on it?

CBS4–06/26/2012