Within the Trenches

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 246 was recorded at the 2019 Texas Public Safety Conference. This episode features Hank and Dj Hunt. Their story follows a journey that started after a their daughter Kari lost her life, their granddaughters call to 9-1-1 that didn’t work and a promise made to help fix that problem.

Supported by: INdigital

Episode topics –

  • The story of Kari, Kari’s Law and the Hunt family

As always, if you have any comments, questions, or you would like to be a guest on the show, please email me at wttpodcast@gmail.com.

Direct download: wttep246.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:44pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 245 was recorded at the 2019 Texas Public Safety Conference and this is Open Mic. This episode features the funny situations and phone calls that come into 9-1-1 dispatch.

Supported by: INdigital

Episode topics –

  • A live audience Open Mic session

As always, if you have any comments, questions, or you would like to be a guest on the show, please email me at wttpodcast@gmail.com.

Direct download: wttep245.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:58pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 244 was recorded at the 2019 Texas Public Safety Conference and features the #IAM911 stories of 9-1-1 professionals who attended the Imagine Listening session.

WARNING…THIS EPISODE CONTAINS STORIES THAT COULD CAUSE A TRIGGER. IF YOU SUFFER FROM PTSD OR HAVE SUICIDAL TENDENCIES YOU ARE LISTENING AT YOUR OWN RISK. The following stories are all true and come from the dispatchers who live them.

This is an episode you do not want to miss!

Supported by: INdigital

Episode topics –

  • A live audience Imagine Listening session

As always, if you have any comments, questions, or you would like to be a guest on the show, please email me at wttpodcast@gmail.com.

Direct download: wttep244.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:53pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 243 was recorded at the 2019 Texas Public Safety Conference and features Carrie and Sara, public safety dispatchers with Sugar Land Public Safety out of Texas.

This is an episode you do not want to miss!

Supported by: INdigital

Episode topics –

  • Carrie’s 9-1-1 story

  • Sara’s 9-1-1 story

  • Ride along stories

  • Early 9-1-1 calls

As always, if you have any comments, questions, or you would like to be a guest on the show, please email me at wttpodcast@gmail.com.

Direct download: wttep243.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:35am EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 242 highlights the experience of once dispatch, always dispatch, the experience of being present during an End of Watch and a message to my friend Brian, aka Butter, aka B3 (Baker 3.)

Episode topics –

  • Coming home to my public safety family

  • The experience of an End of Watch

  • Paying respects to my friend B3

As always, if you have any comments, questions, or you would like to be a guest on the show, please email me at wttpodcast@gmail.com.

Direct download: wttep242.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:20pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 241 features stories from the #IAM911 movement. You will also hear two powerful stories from dispatchers out of Idaho and Illinois. Both of them have written and shared them throughout social media and now, you will hear them tell it on this podcast.

This is an episode you do not want to miss!

Supported by: INdigital

Episode topics –

  • Stories from the #IAM911 movement

  • Diana’s story - The dreaded call

  • Cori’s story - My suicidal call

As always, if you have any comments, questions, or you would like to be a guest on the show, please email me at wttpodcast@gmail.com.

Direct download: wttep241.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:42pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 240 features State of Alabama Market Manager with INdigital, Caleb. In this episode we visit his public safety background along with a look at the devastation caused by the EF4 tornado that hit Lee County, Alabama on March 3, 2019.

This is an episode you do not want to miss!

Supported by: INdigital

Episode topics –

  • Caleb’s 9-1-1 story

  • Responding as an EMT after the destruction of a tornado in 2011

  • EF4 tornado in Lee County, Alabama on March 3, 2019

As always, if you have any comments, questions, or you would like to be a guest on the show, please email me at wttpodcast@gmail.com.

Direct download: wttep240.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:25pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 239 features the story of how I met Gary Allen, former dispatcher of 20 years, technical writer, former editor of Dispatch Monthly and Dispatch Magazine On-line, and how this one connection changed my life.

This is an episode you do not want to miss!

Cult of Mac - Remembering Gary Allen, Apple stores’ most devoted overnight camper

911ceu.com - Web

Supported by: INdigital

Episode topics –

  • How I met Gary Allen

  • A connection that changed my life

  • Allegan County pursuit audio

As always, if you have any comments, questions, or you would like to be a guest on the show, please email me at wttpodcast@gmail.com.

Direct download: wttep239.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:45pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 238 features First Vice President Monica Million and current NENA President Jamison Peevyhouse.

This is an episode you do not want to miss!

NENA - Facebook | Twitter | Web

Supported by: INdigital

Episode topics –

  • 9-1-1 Goes to Washington recap

  • 9-1-1 dispatcher reclassification

  • NENA teaser announcement

As always, if you have any comments, questions, or you would like to be a guest on the show, please email me at wttpodcast@gmail.com.

Direct download: wttep238.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:09pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 237 features FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel. In this episode we talk about her support and advocacy for 9-1-1 dispatcher reclassification and her work with Congresswoman Norma Torres.

This is an episode you do not want to miss!

FCC Commissioner Rosenworcel – Podcast | Twitter | Web

Supported by: INdigital

Episode topics –

  • 9-1-1 dispatcher reclassification

  • Ongoing support for 9-1-1 dispatchers

  • Her work with Congresswoman Norma Torres

As always, if you have any comments, questions, or you would like to be a guest on the show, please email me at wttpodcast@gmail.com.

Direct download: wttep237.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:53pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 236 features U.S. Representative for California’s 35th District, Congresswoman Norma Torres. In this episode we recap episode 117, which was the first time we spoke, and now, three years later, the fight to reclassify 9-1-1 dispatchers under the protective class continues. Thank you Congresswoman Torres, for your time, your effort, your amazing staff and for the big announcement.

This is an episode you do not want to miss!

Congresswoman Norma Torres – Facebook | Twitter | Web

Supported by: INdigital

Episode topics –

  • Recap - Episode 117

  • 9-1-1 dispatcher reclassification

  • A big announcement

As always, if you have any comments, questions, or you would like to be a guest on the show, please email me at wttpodcast@gmail.com.

Direct download: wttep236.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:24pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 235 features my wife Rebecca and a cameo from our 14 year old son Logan. We share stories from our family life during my time as a 9-1-1 dispatcher and read responses from #IfICouldTellYouOneThing.

Supported by: INdigital

Episode topics –

  • Family life during my time as a 9-1-1 dispatcher

As always, if you have any comments, questions, or you would like to be a guest on the show, please email me at wttpodcast@gmail.com.

Direct download: wttep235.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:51am EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 234 features Mel of the HumorUs Podcast and we go over Buzzfeed’s 16 WTF 9-1-1 calls that will make you question humanity. It’s an episode you do not want to miss.

HumorUs Podcast - Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Web

Supported by: INdigital

Episode topics –

As always, if you have any comments, questions, or you would like to be a guest on the show, please email me at wttpodcast@gmail.com.

 

Direct download: wttep234.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:12pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 233 features Rachel, Communications Training Officer and 9-1-1 dispatcher out of Michigan. It’s an episode you do not want to miss.

Supported by: INdigital

Episode topics –

  • Rachel’s 9-1-1 story

  • Calls that stick with us

  • Auditioning for MasterChef

  • A call to action to FOX

As always, if you have any comments, questions, or you would like to be a guest on the show, please email me at wttpodcast@gmail.com.

Direct download: wttep233.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:47am EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 232 covers a recap of travels, responses to questions from listeners and more! It’s an episode you don’t want to miss.

Supported by: INdigital

Episode topics –

  • Recap of travels

  • #IfICouldTellYouOneThing

  • What it once was… - A look into the future of 9-1-1 dispatch

As always, if you have any comments, questions, or you would like to be a guest on the show, please email me at wttpodcast@gmail.com.

Direct download: wttep232.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:59pm EDT

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