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Emergency Dispatchers Share The Scariest Calls They Have Ever Received
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The stress and trauma that a dispatcher's job comes with is insurmountable, and deserves a lot of respect.

Some of the calls they get can be life changing, not just for the people involved, but also the dispatchers themselves.

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911 Dispatchers Reveal Which Calls Took A Major Turn For The Worse
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Working in emergency response can be stressful. You're often talking people through one of the worst moments of their lives.

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911 Dispatchers Describe The Calls That Took A Major Turn For The Worse
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Working in emergency response can be stressful.

You're often talking people through one of the worst moments of their lives.

Every now and then, though, you get a call that doesn't seem all that urgent at all. You may even have people start the call with "I'm not sure if this is an emergency or not, but..."

You'll also get your share of pranks, kids playing around on phones, or phones that dial emergency services on their own thanks to butt-dials and strange wiring.

Thing is, not all of those not-that-urgent calls will be easy.

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