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Macomb County Dispatch Center Now Accepts 911 Texts

The Macomb County Sheriff’s Department dispatch center can now accept 911 text messages.

CBS Detroit–06/01/2015

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World Trade Center Beam, ‘Rudy’ Featured In St. Clair Shroes Memorial Day Parade

The 63rd St. Clair Shores Memorial Day Parade will feature veterans, military vehicles, school groups, a beam from the World Trade Center and “Rudy” Ruettiger.

CBS Detroit–05/23/2015

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Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel Wants Residents To Call 911 To Report Dangerous Potholes

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2015

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Oakland County Rolls Out System To Respond To 911 Texts

The text-to-911 service works like any text conversation, with the 911 operator using a web browser to respond within seconds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2015

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‘Drunk Dialing’ 911 More Than 100 Times Finally Gets Man A Response: Arrest

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2015

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Oakland County Gets Ready To Roll Out 911 Text Message System

“We want to have the latest and best technology that will allow us to help people when they call 911, or text 911…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2015

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New Paramedics To Help Detroit Improve 911 Response Time

A year ago the average response time was 20 minutes. Duggan’s office says it’s now down to about 11 minutes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2015


911 Lines Down In Auburn Hills

Updates were being done to the emergency system, and the backup system failed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/13/2014

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Snyder Orders Flags Lowered In Honor Of Victims Of 9/11 Attacks

Thirteen years ago, our country awoke to the tragedy of 9/11 …

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2014

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Detroit 911 Dispatcher Charged For Alleged Neglect Of Duty

Prosecutors say 46-year-old Craig Miller failed to dispatch officers to the scene of a shooting.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2014