Within the Trenches

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 382 features stories from the #IAM911 movement that were shared during an Imagine Listening session at the 2021 Be the Difference conference. WARNING - IF YOU HAVE PTSD OR SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, YOU ARE LISTENING AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE STORIES YOU ARE ABOUT TO HEAR ARE ALL TRUE AND COME FROM THE DISPATCHERS WHO LIVED THEM.

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Episode topics –

  • #IAM911 stories

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: wttep382.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:47am EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 381 features Brett Wrenn, Customer Success Manager at Carbyne.

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Episode topics –

  • Brett's 9-1-1 story

  • Early training

  • The impact of our calls

  • Technology and 9-1-1

  • And more

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: wttep381.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:24pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 380 features Edie DeVilbiss, Shape Good Habits (former dispatcher out of Colorado.)

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Episode topics –

  • Edie's 9-1-1 story

  • Early training

  • A call to serve

  • Shape Good Habits

  • And more

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: wttep380.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:55pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 379 features Joni Harvey, Michigan State 9-1-1 Administrator and this is an INdigital exclusive episode.

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Episode topics –

  • Joni’s 9-1-1 story

  • 9-1-1 hits home

  • A rare thank you

  • And more

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: wttep379.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:56am EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 378 features Donald Clark, Systems Administrator, Monterey Co. Emergency Communications, CA and this is a RapidDeploy exclusive episode.

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Episode topics –

  • Donald’s 9-1-1 story

  • When the call drops

  • Technology, 9-1-1, and a global pandemic

  • And more

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: wttep378.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:46pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 377 features Captain Kevin Haight, Idaho State Police.

Special thanks to INdigital and RapidDeploy

Episode topics –

Kevin's 9-1-1 story

  • Growing up Public Safety

  • Early training

  • Reclassification/Thesis

  • And more

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: wttep377.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:18pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 376 features Adam Timm, Head of Change Management at RapidDeploy.

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Episode topics –

  • Recap with Adam

  • Stress and Resilience

  • NPSTW2021

  • And more

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: wttep376.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:09pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 375 features Kaitlin Jordan, law enforcement dispatcher, and public education specialist, Charleston County Consolidated 9-1-1, SC.

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Episode topics –

  • Kaitlin's 9-1-1 story

  • In pursuit of the job

  • Early training

  • The importance of public education

  • And more

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: wttep375.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:11pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 374 features Charlie Cullen, Technical Services Director for the UCSF Police Department, CA.

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Episode topics –

  • Charlie's 9-1-1 story
  • Early training
  • Calls that stick
  • 9-1-1 tech of old to present
  • And more

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: wttep374.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:25pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 373 features Monique, Deputy Director, Cheyenne County Emergency Communications, Nebraska.

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Episode topics –

  • Monique's 9-1-1 story

  • Early dispatch fears

  • Training and moving up

  • An impact story

  • And more

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: wttep373.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:47pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 372 features Dawn, 9-1-1 Lead Dispatcher with Davis County, Utah, and Instructor with the Denise Amber Lee Foundation.

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Episode topics –

  • Dawn's 9-1-1 story

  • Interview dispatchers as a child who wanted to be a dispatch

  • Trials of home life

  • Training for a greater good

  • And more

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: wttep372.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:53pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 371 features Karen Carlson, PSAP Product Manager, NICE Public Safety.

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Episode topics –

  • Karen's 9-1-1 story

  • Early days in dispatch

  • 9-1-1 tech, then and now

  • Becoming an Industry Partner

  • And more

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: wttep371.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:54pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 370 features Dr. Stephanie Conn, Psychologist at First Responder Psychology, Author of Increasing Resilience in Police & Emergency Personnel.

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To learn more about Dr. Stephanie Conn and get a copy of her book head over and check it out! https://firstresponderpsychology.com/

Episode topics –

  • Stephanie's 9-1-1 story

  • Coming from an LEO family

  • From public safety to Psychology

  • STS vs Burnout

  • And more

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: wttep370.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:39pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 369 features funny and outrageous 9-1-1 stories from an Open Mic session.

Episode topics –

  • Open Mic stories

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: wttep369.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:46am EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 368 features #IAM911 stories from a virtual Imagine Listening session.

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Episode topics –

  • #IAM911 stories

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: wttep368.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:43am EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 367 features Rob McMullen, Director at Knox county 9-1-1 out of Indiana.

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Episode topics –

  • A different direction

  • Rob's transition

  • The bounce back

  • Technology and COVID

  • And more

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: wttep367.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:03am EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 366 features Chris, Field Engineer, with INdigital and dispatcher with Blount County 911 out of Alabama. This is an INdigital exclusive for February.

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Episode topics –

  • Chris's 9-1-1 story

  • Calls that stick

  • A 9-1-1 tech change over 22 years

  • Finding the humor in 9-1-1 calls

  • And more

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: wttep366.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:42pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 365 features Laura, National Training & Coordinating Manager at St. John Ambulance out of New Zealand.

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Episode topics –

  • Laura's 9-1-1 story

  • The advancement of emergency services technology

  • Molding the next generation through training and experience

  • And more

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: wttep365.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:09am EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 364 features Gail Karas, Director of Fulton County 9-1-1, out of Indiana and this is an INdigital exclusive episode.

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Episode topics –

  • Gail's 9-1-1 story

  • A father's inspiration

  • The impact of calls and how they shape us

  • And more

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: wttep364.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:15pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 363 features Janelle, Emergency Services Dispatcher, Oak Creek Police Department out of Wisconsin.

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Episode topics –

  • Janelle's 9-1-1 story

  • Early training

  • The importance of debriefings

  • Scholarships, opportunity, and writing

  • And more

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: wttep363.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:33am EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 362 features Daniel Sundahl, Firefighter, Paramedic, Artist (DanSun Photo Art) and Keynote Speaker.

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Episode topics –

  • Daniel's Public Safety story
  • An early love for public safety
  • Possessed
  • Therapy through art
  • And more

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: wttep362.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:11pm EDT

Welcome to another episode of Within the Trenches, true stories from the 9-1-1 dispatchers who live them. Episode 361 features Michael Sugrue, Retired Police Sergeant, Former Air Force Captain, and Mental Health Advocate.

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Episode topics –

  • Michael's Public Safety story

  • An early love for public safety

  • From the military to law enforcement

  • The call that changed an outlook on dispatch and what they deal with

  • And more

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: wttep361.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:26pm EDT

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