A high profile murder case, that led to sweeping changes for the Dallas 911 system, may be pushed back – and the victim’s family is not happy about it.
An advocacy group says two-thirds of all wireless 911 calls in Texas don’t provide enough location information for the caller, violating federal requirements.
When you call 911 you expect crews to respond within minutes. But if you have an emergency in parts of south Fort Worth, it could take up to 15 minutes for first responders to get to you.
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst has been under fire for placing a call to police. An attorney for Dewhurt’s family member says the entire incident was a huge mistake.
Demanding to talk to the “most senior police officer you have,” Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst called the Allen Police Department earlier this month to try to spring a relative from jail for alleged shoplifting.
Dallas Police say the heavy accent of a store manager delayed their response to a robbery and shootout at a local business on Sunday evening.
When you call MedStar in Fort Worth for medical assistance, dispatchers may or may not send an ambulance to your location. Last year the emergency medical service began a Nurse Triage Program, that screens non-critical calls.
The North Texas father, who late last year admitted during an emergency call that he had carved a pentagram symbol on the back of his 6-year-old son, has been indicted by a grand jury.
A 48-year-old Hood County woman was arrested for calling 911 and requesting that cigarettes be delivered to her home.
Recordings of two 9-1-1 calls have been released by the Grapevine police that describe the crash scene on westbound Hwy 114 that led to Dallas Cowboys player Jay Ratliff being arrested and charged with DWI on Tuesday.
A North Texas father is in police custody, accused of carving a pentagram symbol on the back of his 6-year-old son.
A Bedford man is in the Parker County jail after he called 911 to report a crime he was committing.