Archive for April, 2013

11 Apr 2013

Middle schooler charged in alleged school bus assault

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I just read an article on Wsmv.com that I thought you should read. A seventh grade boy has been taken to juvenile detention awaiting charges after an alleged assault against two first grade girls on the school bus in Winchester, TN. The bus driver is also facing possible suspension or dismissal by the school for […]

11 Apr 2013

Interview with America’s Diary of a Mad Dispatcher, Part 2 – The Badge Guys

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Yesterday The Badge Guys introduced you to American Police Dispatcher, Kristin Kitchens. We discussed her decision to become a dispatcher and what it took to do the job. We hope you checked out her Facebook site at Diary of a Mad Dispatcher after getting to know her. Well, she is back for the final part of our […]

11 Apr 2013

Ga. eighth grader hangs himself fearing school bullies’ retribution

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Check out this blog post on Examiner.com. An eighth grader has hanged himself to death out of fear out of what might happen to him from bullies. The eighth grade boy who hanged himself was new to school and had only been a student at his new school for six months, and there are accounts […]

11 Apr 2013

Phoenix police: Man left ammunition on school bus

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Interesting article posted on Yahoo.com. A man from Phoenix, Arizona has been arrested for leaving reams of ammunition on a bus. According to the police, the man thought that he had heard voices in his head which then caused the man to worry that something was going to happen to him. Some charges he could […]

11 Apr 2013

Oops! Longview Woman Arrested After Drug Text Mistake #dailydumb

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Khq.com. The article summarizes a funny and unfortunate mistake that was made by a women in Longview, Washington. She mistakenly sent a text about meeting up for a drug-buy to a police officer! The officer, not entirely sure it wasn’t a joke, decided to follow along and […]

11 Apr 2013

Louisville man impersonated University Hospital employee

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This short article from Wdrb.com gives the reader a brief overview of how a Louisville man was pretending to be a hospital worker. The man apparently had many identification badges with him, and it was clear that he was up to no good. The man was obviously pretending that he worked at the hospital. The […]

10 Apr 2013

Interview with America’s Diary of a Mad Dispatcher, Part 1 – The Badge Guys

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This week’s focus on Police Dispatchers includes an “Interview with America’s Diary of a Mad Dispatcher”. The Badge Guys know that when you dial 911 for help in a crisis, you expect someone to answer that call. Beyond just answering the phone, you expect your crisis to be handled because of that call. How often do people consider […]

09 Apr 2013

Police Dispatchers Duties – Their Role in Officer Safety Enhances Public Safety

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The police out in the public eye frequently catch news headlines for dramatic rescues, tense standoffs and human interest pieces in which cute puppies, kittens or ducklings are rescued from their escapades. Much like the old saying “behind every successful man is a woman”, truth be told, behind every successful officer is a great dispatcher. […]