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Computer Dispatch Upgrade Brings Out Pencils And Paper For Everett Fire And Police

October 24, 2017

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Editor’s Update: Computer Aided Dispatched was restarted about 2:30 PM though some users still had issues accessing the system into the early evening hours. Since four o’clock this morning an upgrade to the Computer Aided Dispatch System has meant no computers and pencils and paper for dispatchers and first responders in Everett and Snohomish County. […]

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Hardware Failure Caused 9-1-1 Dispatch Crash

January 11, 2017

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A hardware failure is believed to be behind problems at emergency dispatch centers in Everett and south County today. For a little more than 8 hours dispatchers for Everett Police, Everett Fire and most other jurisdictions in our area were unable to use their computer aided dispatch services. That meant everything had to be written […]

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Many Everett Emergency Dispatch Issues Related To Hardware, Not New World

October 20, 2016


Back on Sunday October 9th we reported on dispatch issues for Everett Police and Fire after a failure in the Computer Aided Dispatch system or CAD. Commonly referred to as New World, the computer aided dispatch system is actually made up of several parts both software and hardware that all need to function in concert. […]

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Everett Computer Aided Dispatch Crashes Again

October 10, 2016


For five hours Sunday afternoon dispatchers handling emergency response for both Everett Fire and Police had to go to manual operations after problems with the computer aided dispatch system. The crash occurred about 2:15 PM and service was restored and police and fire crews were able to log on around 7:30 PM. Here’s what Everett […]

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Frustration In Three Views Of New World Dispatch System

June 16, 2016


Seven and a half months in from go-live for the New World dispatch system and frustration seems to be the only common theme. MyEverettNews.com has been writing about the implementation of New World Systems dispatch software for more than a year. Work on the system to replace aging dispatching equipment and software has been going […]

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Updated – New World Software, Not Dispatch Training Blamed For June 4th Failed Alarm Upgrade

June 14, 2016


Editor’s Update 3:30 PM: I just got off the phone with Kurt Mills, Executive Director at SNOPAC911 in Everett. He was at a conference but wanted to call to express his concern with my characterization of the failure of dispatchers to be able tone a second or third alarm during the June 4th fire on […]

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