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They pointed to a shortage of officers and dispatchers that resulted in long delays for 911 calls.

After the dispatcher didn’t seem to share his urgency, Trawick added, falsely, that there was a fire.

When a police dispatcher sent officers Davis and Thompson to respond, the dispatcher noted that the address “was a sensitive location,” apparently referring to past mental health calls there.

Those in essential jobs — police officers, nurses and doctors, EMTs, dispatchers and members of the military — are used to going without holiday meals with family.

“It’s beyond their hands,” Reed told the dispatcher, according to a recording obtained through a public records request.

And then the voice of a dispatcher crackles over the radio with those alarming words.

But Brooklyn was still Brooklyn, and at 1:45 a.m. a dispatcher could be heard saying on the police radio, “Shots fired by an MOS.”

Bureaucratic inertia is, by long tradition, the most efficient dispatcher of scandals.

At 12:02 p.m., Wilson called in his location and asked the dispatcher for backup.

The 911 dispatcher patched in an ambulance dispatcher, saying, “I can hear him hitting her now.”

As the boy turned he saw the big dispatcher's head sink between his arms on the table.

The head braves dashed in on Tom Porter, sitting in the dispatcher's office up-stairs.

The chief dispatcher looked at him steadily a long moment before answering.

I walked with the chief dispatcher into the airport waitingroom, dull with the listless air, not of unoccupancy, but disuse.

I was relieved from further ramblings by the arrival of the bus which was as laughable as the chief dispatcher's philosophizing.


On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dispatcher, such as: bearer, carrier, emissary, envoy, express, and go-between.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.