Executive Mark Hackel is once again asking residents in Macomb County to help fix some of the county’s worst pothole-laden roads by calling 911.
The text-to-911 service works like any text conversation, with the 911 operator using a web browser to respond within seconds.
Authorities say a northern Michigan man confessed he was drunk and bored when he called 911 more than 100 times in the span of about a month.
“We want to have the latest and best technology that will allow us to help people when they call 911, or text 911…”
A year ago the average response time was 20 minutes. Duggan’s office says it’s now down to about 11 minutes.
Updates were being done to the emergency system, and the backup system failed.
Thirteen years ago, our country awoke to the tragedy of 9/11 …
Prosecutors say 46-year-old Craig Miller failed to dispatch officers to the scene of a shooting.
Emergency dispatch employees in Flint will get additional training after officers weren’t sent to a Domino’s Pizza location when a manager called 911 to report that an employee was being assaulted, officials said.
Quite a battle is brewing over potholes and 911.