911 Call

Kate Gill

I-Team: 911 Call A ‘Colossal Failure’

Brent McFarland is haunted by what happened in his Mashpee home in the early morning of September 4th, in the wake of Hurricane Earl.

11/11/2010

Mashpee Fire and Rescue

Sheriff Blames Dispatcher In Botched 911 Choking Call

The Barnstable County sheriff says an emergency dispatcher failed to follow proper procedures during a 911 call from a man whose fiancee was choking and later died.

11/10/2010

(credit: Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

9-1-1 Dispatcher Response Questioned In Woman’s Death

Questions are being raised about a dispatcher’s response in Mashpee to a man trying to help his girlfriend choking on a marshmallow, who later died.

10/28/2010

A killer's words

A black man who went on a shooting rampage at a beer distributor calmly told a 911 operator that it was “a racist place” and that he “handled the problem” but wished he had shot […]

08/06/2010

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