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dispatcher

Software that determines what pending tasks should be done next and assigns the available resources to accomplish it. It may execute other programs or generate a list for human operators to follow. See scheduler.

dispatcher

i. The person responsible for dispatching an airline flight. Dispatchers are usually ground-based personnel who exercise, with the pilot-in-command, the operational control of the flight. The duties of flight dispatchers include providing meteorological information for the flight; flight planning; arranging loading and unloading of aircraft; stocking aircraft with consumables; apron servicing; and other turn-around tasks. An aircraft dispatcher must have in his or her possession a current aircraft dispatcher certificate.
ii. A person who supervises the exits of paratroopers or the drops of loads from an aircraft.
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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.
Some have tried to blame this problem on 9-1-1 operators for not 'rebidding' to request more accurate location information, but that is not fair to our 9-1-1 professionals," continued Barnett.
Where E9-1-1 services are deployed, a 9-1-1 call from a cellular phone is automatically forwarded to the nearest public safety answering point (PSAP), or 9-1-1 call center, and these new technologies aid 9-1-1 operators in locating a caller in distress when they are unable to determine or communicate their location.
Some have tried to blame the 9-1-1 operators, but that is a diversion from the impact of these data, and it is not fair to the 9-1-1 professionals," continued Barnett.
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.
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.
Phase I gives 9-1-1 operators the ability to identify a wireless caller's approximate cell site (tower location) and callback number.
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Chief Investigator Brendan Keefe and Executive Producer Jennifer Cobb exposed alarming evidence that many of the city's 9-1-1 operators had no medical training and in some instances delayed or even hung up on callers after emergency responders were dispatched.
As 9-1-1 operators, we are the first response in an emergency.
com by entering vital data they want made available to 9-1-1 operators in the event of an emergency.