Within the Trenches

Within the Trenches Ep 181

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 181 features Aaron, dispatcher with Carroll County and Cody, head of the popular Facebook Page Nocturnal Dispatchers as well as a dispatcher with Boone County out of Iowa. This episode was recorded at the Iowa APCO conference. Iowa APCO – Facebook | Web Episode topics – Aaron’s 9-1-1 story Cody’s 9-1-1 story A story of PTSD Calls that stick with you Read more [...]

Within the Trenches Ep 180

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 180 is sponsored by 911 Gold Line Training and features Joe, Operations Manager with Cedar Rapids Police Department. This episode was recorded at the Iowa APCO conference. Episode Sponsor - 911 Gold Line Training - Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Web Iowa APCO – Facebook | Web Episode topics – Joe’s 9-1-1 story Saving lives on duty and off duty Iowa Read more [...]

Within the Trenches Ep 179

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 179 features Sheila with Buena Vista County Communications (911), is the Iowa APCO Telecommunicator of the Year, and this episode was recorded at the Iowa APCO conference. Iowa APCO – Facebook | Web American Heart Association - (As mentioned in the episode)   Episode topics – Sheila's 9-1-1 story Calls that stick with you Iowa APCO Telecommunicator Read more [...]

Within the Trenches Ep 178

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 178 features Karin of RapidSOS and John of Hexagon and was recorded at the Iowa APCO conference. Iowa APCO – Facebook | Web Episode topics – Karin's 9-1-1 story John's 9-1-1 story John's best call Calls that stick with you And more As always if you have any comments, questions, topic suggestions or you would like to be a guest, send an email to wttpodcast@gmail.com Read more [...]

Within the Trenches Ep 177

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 177 features April, Executive Director with Jasper County Emergency Services and Eric, Deputy Director with Christian County Emergency Services and is the last episode recorded at the Missouri Public Safety Communications Conference. Missouri Public Safety Communications Conference – Facebook | Twitter | Web Episode topics – A discussion of PTSD Symptoms How Read more [...]

Within the Trenches Ep 175

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 175 features April, Executive Director with Jasper County Emergency Services and Eric, Deputy Director with Christian County Emergency Services and was recorded at the Missouri Public Safety Communications Conference. Missouri Public Safety Communications Conference - Facebook | Twitter | Web CNN News Report on Joplin Tornado - Web Episode topics – April's 9-1-1 story Read more [...]

Within the Trenches Ep 174

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 174 is a live audience episode recorded at the Missouri Public Safety Communications Conference. This episode is called "Open Mic" where we talk about the lighter, more funny part of 9-1-1 dispatch. Episode topics – She's throwing out my spam! What's your last name? Browneye? Lewd on the highway Lewd in the parking lot And more! As always if you have any comments, Read more [...]

Within the Trenches Ep 173

Imagine finding your spouse with a gun. You’re shocked and confused and before you can ask what is going on, you hear a shot. Your spouse falls from a self-inflicted gun shot to the chest. Now imagine you’re 9-1-1 giving the caller CPR instructions and encouraging them to ignore the cracking ribs... This is what it’s like, within the trenches. Episode 173 features the stories of the #IAM911 movement along with a live audience recording from MPSCC. Episode topics – Stories Read more [...]

Within the Trenches Ep 172

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 172 features Jennifer, Training Officer/Alternate Supervisor at Escambia County Public Safety, Florida. News story - Time.com Episode topics – Podcast appearances Jennifer's 9-1-1 Story Taking calls from those you know Calls that stick A 9-1-1 call from Jennifer's daughter Broward County, Florida - School shooting As always if you have any comments, Read more [...]

Within the Trenches Ep 171

  Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode topics - Podcast appearances Recap of NENA 9-1-1 Goes to Washington Celebrating 50 years of 9-1-1 Kari's Law - Official signing NG9-1-1 Institute Awards Reception FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel's speech As always if you have any comments, questions, topic suggestions or you would like to be a guest, send an email to wttpodcast@gmail.com Read more [...]
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