Twenty-five newly promoted Dallas Police officers are moving off the streets and into the city’s 911 call center.
Deanna Cook’s death gained national attention and sparked heavy scrutiny on a call center enduring incidents in which residents said that emergencies were mishandled or put on hold.
With Americans watching the nearing of the date September 11, 2012 on the calendar for weeks – if not months – and dreading the stark reality that something disastrous may happen to innocent Americans again, the president and his political cronies refused to believe what happened.
Police in Dallas launched an internal investigation almost immediately after the death of Deanna Cook, who was found dead in her home two days after she called 911 for help.
The family of a Dallas woman who tried to call 911 and was later found to have been killed inside her home has filed a lawsuit over the handling of her case.
The thought of going an entire day without political campaigning out respect of those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001 was a nice and extremely appropriate thought. However, disappointing to many, it wasn’t the respectful day totally without political bickering that was expected by many who were watching and listening.
On the 11th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, some memorials were different this year.
A young Lewisville girl is being called a hero for her ability to stay calm and call for help while her dad suffered a heart attack.
Several 9/11 memorial events were held across the Metroplex, including at schools in Fort Worth where the students were too young to recall that fateful day.
Since 9/11 I’ve never looked at a uniformed officer, firefighter or soldier the same. Thanks to all the first responders, then and now.
A day of service is planned throughout North Texas on the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, including a special event at the Flight Crew Memorial in Grapevine.
The group Justice Seekers Texas wants the call center to open its books so the group can find out if there were any emergency calls mishandled in a similar way in the past.