Oak Lawn Village Board Hears Complaints About New 911 SystemOak Lawn’s emergency dispatchers handle calls for several communities, including Evergreen Park. The center was privatized this year in a cost-cutting move and many of the dispatchers lost their jobs.
Judge Rules 911 Dispatchers Can’t Take Part In StrikeA Will County judge on Friday granted a temporary restraining order that will force 911 dispatchers to work even if their union goes on strike as planned at 7 a.m. Monday.
Police, OEMC Move To Reduce Cops' Workload From 911 CallsThe Chicago Police Department is taking a new approach to the way it handles 911 calls.
Report: 911 Dispatchers Often Experience Post-Traumatic Stress
28 Aldermen Sign Letter Of Concern Over City Budget CutsMayor Rahm Emanuel was experiencing a first on Wednesday – pushback from a majority of Chicago aldermen. It's all over his budget plan for 2012.