BREAKING: First-grader who saved mom’s life with 911 call celebrated as hero

BREAKING NEWS — An entire community plans to give a seven-year-old boy a hero’s celebration, after he saved his mother’s life with a calm 911 call. On Friday, public-safety and county officials will present the first-grader with multiple awards, including a plaque and special coin. Read more about his one-of-a-kind award in the full story…

BREAKING: Voting for IWCE’s “Critical Communications Leader of the Year Award” extended

BREAKING NEWS — Voting for the International Wireless Communication Expo’s “Critical Communications Leader of the Year” Award has been extended until Monday, March 9. Terry Burnworth, President of Pyramid Architecture, Engineering, and Consulting, was recently shortlisted for the award, which recognizes individuals and executives, whose outstanding leadership has resulted in the implementation and success of…

Mom calls 911 for help feeding her newborn in middle of the night, police deliver formula

BREAKING NEWS — A mother in Utah was recently driven to call 911 to help feed her six-week-old newborn, unable to leave her home to purchase formula. Nearby officers immediately responded to the call, delivering supplies to the desperate mother’s front door. Read the full story below. (https://ktla.com/2020/02/15/in-desperate-plea-utah-mom-calls-911-for-help-feeding-her-6-week-old-baby/) “It was a 911 call that officers…

SURVEY SAYS: Public safety sector is embracing drone technology

BREAKING NEWS — The International Wireless Communications Expo has found almost 30 percent of public-safety officials surveyed are embracing drone technology in their agencies. Incident management, rural communications among most cited use cases. Read the full report from Robotics Business Review below. (https://www.roboticsbusinessreview.com/unmanned/unmanned-aerial/survey-public-safety-sector-is-embracing-drones/) “ATLANTA – Almost 30% of public safety professionals surveyed by the International Wireless…

Brothers’ 911 call saves their dying grandma’s life

WISCONSIN —  An Wisconsin woman says she’s alive today thanks to the quick actions of her two grandsons. The two brothers worked together to save their grandmother’s life; while one called 911 to alert authorities, the other unlocked doors and put away family pets. Read more about their brave actions in the full story below….

How drones are being deployed in the fight against Coronavirus

BREAKING — As the death toll rises to more than 700 in China, drone technology is being used to help curb the deadly Coronavirus. News reports say drones are being used multiple ways to combat the spread of the disease, including delivering medical samples to hospitals for testing. Read the full story below. “Last month,…

The toll of new tech: How next generation dispatchers can survive NG911 technology

NEWSLETTER — In the second part of this three-part series, Pyramid Consulting Project Manager, and award-winning former 911 director, Gary Bates shares his thoughts on how the 911 dispatchers and emergency communication centers of tomorrow should navigate the fast-paced changes in NG911 technology. Check out part two of our ongoing series below, in our February 2020…

4-year-old hailed a hero after calling 911 when her mom collapsed

NEW JERSEY — A four-year-old girl knew exactly what to do when her mother collapsed at home recently, and police now say her quick-thinking 911 call saved her mom’s life. Read more about how she even kept her three younger siblings calm and kept the family’s dogs at bay when emergency personal responded to the…