Oak 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.
A 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.
The Chicago Police Department is taking a new approach to the way it handles 911 calls.
DEKALB, Ill. (CBS) — Emergency dispatchers suffer many of the same kinds of symptoms that can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a new study. As WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports, researchers at Northern […]
Mayor Rahm Emanuel was experiencing a first on Wednesday – pushback from a majority of Chicago aldermen. It’s all over his budget plan for 2012.