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Man arrested for unlawful use of 9-1-1
Man arrested for unlawful use of 9-1-1

A Lascassas Pike man was accused of unlawfully using the 9-1-1 line in Murfreesboro. Police say he called dispatch and advised them that he had been shot. He then called back to say he was "shot at" and not shot.

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Some mobile phone users may not be able to call 911 Tuesday
Some mobile phone users may not be able to call 911 Tuesday

On Tuesday morning (8/15/17), there was a reported AT&T Mobility cellular service outage throughout the area.

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Murfreesboro man allegedly called 9-1-1 26 times
Murfreesboro man allegedly called 9-1-1 26 times

Misuse of 9-1-1 was the charge that landed 38 year old Jonathan Jordan behind bars early Friday morning (10/7/16).

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9-11 Remembrance Ceremony at the Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Office
9-11 Remembrance Ceremony at the Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Office

The 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony will be at 2 p.m. at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office at 940 New Salem Highway.

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Problems with the 911 line in Rutherford County
Problems with the 911 line in Rutherford County

On Wednesday, the line went dead after a fiber line was accidentally cut which affected some 7,000 customers. Then again on Thursday morning around 3AM, the line went dead a second time. Local authorities have been working with AT&T to restore the line this (Thursday) morning.

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911 Class for First Graders
911 Class for First Graders

The questions and answers were part of a new program for kindergarten through 3rd grade students Kirsch and fellow telecommunicator Raymond Shew developed to teach children how, why and when to call 911.

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Learn how an expert investigates mass disasters at free Oct. 27 MTSU lecture
Learn how an expert investigates mass disasters at free Oct. 27 MTSU lecture

In 2001, Dirkmaat served as the primary scientific adviser during the recovery and identification of the Sept. 11 victims of United Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

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MTSU to Hold 9/11 Event on Friday Morning
MTSU to Hold 9/11 Event on Friday Morning

The general public is invited to join the MTSU community in the university's first 9/11 observance starting at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 11, at the Military Memorial site outside the Tom H. Jackson Building.

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5PM 9/11 Ceremony at the Rutherford County Sheriffs Office on Friday
5PM 9/11 Ceremony at the Rutherford County Sheriffs Office on Friday

Citizens are invited to remember the victims of the 9-11 terrorists' attacks during a solemn ceremony at the 9-11 Memorial at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office.

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Telecommunicators Week to be celebrated in Rutherford County
Telecommunicators Week to be celebrated in Rutherford County

Since being officially designated by Congress in 1991, public safety agencies across the country have recognized the instrumental role played by telecommunicators during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.

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No texting to 911 YET in Tennessee
No texting to 911 YET in Tennessee

In an emergency, you can text your spouse, parents, best friend, neighbor or just about anyone else with a cellphone and ask them for help. But, in Tennessee, you can't text 911.

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Big changes for the annual 9-11 event at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office
Big changes for the annual 9-11 event at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Big changes have been announced for this years 9-11 remembrance ceremony at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office...

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Woman Arrested After Calling 9-1-1 for Low Blood Sugar in Murfreesboro
Woman Arrested After Calling 9-1-1 for Low Blood Sugar in Murfreesboro
We have another report on a Murfreesboro resident being arrested on a charge of “Misuse of 9-1-1.” This is the second time such an arrest has occurred in the City of Murfreesboro in the past 4-weeks.
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Residents Continue to Ditch the Trusted Old Home Phone - What Does This Mean for 9-1-1 Today?
Residents Continue to Ditch the Trusted Old Home Phone - What Does This Mean for 9-1-1 Today?
Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) spokesperson Terry Cunningham commented on this growing trend to ditch the home phone…
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UPDATE: Suspect Accused of
UPDATE: Suspect Accused of "Misuse of 9-1-1" Releases Statement on His Past Calls to Dispatch
"My first conversation with 911 was 11/27/2013. I felt my life was in danger when Curt became physical with me and attacked me. I had to escape to a neighbor’s home and waited in her home until the police..."
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Man Dials 911 Six Times in Past Week - ARRESTED
Man Dials 911 Six Times in Past Week - ARRESTED
A 57-year old man who allegedly dialed 9-1-1 a total of six times in the past week has been arrested. 
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Female at Motel in Murfreesboro Allegedly Dialed 911 Multiple Times Asking for Police to Get Hubby from Waffle House
Female at Motel in Murfreesboro Allegedly Dialed 911 Multiple Times Asking for Police to Get Hubby from Waffle House
On the most recent visit with Murphy police wrote in a report, “Upon arrival I knocked on the door and she immediately began screaming and cursing for me to leave.” 
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THANK YOU Telecommunicators!
The 2013 Telecommunicator of the Year Awards were presented Friday morning at a special breakfast in the ballroom at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center.


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Fewer people using the old and trusted land line and turning to cell phones when calling 911
The number of 911 calls placed by people using wireless phones has significantly increased in recent years. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) estimates about 70 percent of 911 calls are placed from wireless phones, and that percentage is growing.

 
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