dispatcher

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the official who signals the beginning of a race or competition

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employee of a transportation company who controls the departures of vehicles according to weather conditions and in the interest of efficient service

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During that time, I had spoken to the 9-1-1 operator and had started splashing water from the garage's deep sink on my arms and face to soothe the burns.
The new enhancement to 9-1-1 utilizes Short Message Service (SMS) to establish a text conversation directly between the 'caller' and the 9-1-1 operator.
With Phase I deployment, a 10-digit phone number is displayed allowing the 9-1-1 operator to call back if there is a disconnection.
Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, today officially launched its Public Safety practice to support first responders police, fire, emergency medical response and 9-1-1 operators with a full continuum of innovative solutions and services.
TCS Smart911 provides 9-1-1 operators with access to a rich profile of information, including medical information, disabilities, photos, address details, and other important response data provided and maintained by citizens.
Instead of fielding important but not urgent calls, 9-1-1 operators can focus on true emergencies that require immediate response from medical personnel, law enforcement officers and fire-fighters.
Now a mentor for at-risk youths at the Elmwood Achievement Center, Skvarna used to patrol that block of Elmwood Avenue back when 9-1-1 operators received roughly 90 calls of ``shots fired'' during a six-month period.