Leadership http://www.onscene.us/ en OPINION: DC 9-1-1 - This ain't gonna' be your day. http://www.onscene.us/node/31 <article data-history-node-id="31" role="article" about="/node/31" typeof="schema:Article" class="node node--type-article node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser clearfix"> <header> <h2 class="node__title"> <a href="/node/31" rel="bookmark"><span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">OPINION: DC 9-1-1 - This ain&#039;t gonna&#039; be your day.</span> </a> </h2> <span property="schema:name" content="OPINION: DC 9-1-1 - This ain&#039;t gonna&#039; be your day." class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <span property="schema:interactionCount" content="UserComments:0" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <div class="node__meta"> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/6" class="profile"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/user/6" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pictures/2020-01/P4200059_1__large.jpg?itok=r5bSsSkZ" width="75" height="100" alt="Profile picture for user Bill Degnan" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-thumbnail" /> </a> </div> </article> <span> Submitted by <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/6" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Bill Degnan</span></span> on <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-01-25T12:27:57+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sat, 01/25/2020 - 06:27</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-01-25T12:27:57+00:00" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> </div> </header> <div class="node__content clearfix"> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>DC's 9-1-1 center is part of the Office Unified Communications (OUC). But, I sit here thinking how it should be reacronymed to OUCH. Residents, visitors and people who work in our nation's Capitol call them on the worst days of their lives. </p> <p>To understand the story, you have to read Dave Statter's article (linked below) and watch the videos that are referenced there. He's been doing the heavy lifting on this story for some time now. And, he proposes a comprehensive external audit to help find the way forward.</p> <p> </p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above clearfix"> <h3 class="field__label">Tags</h3> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/3" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Law Enforcement</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/4" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Fire Service</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/5" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Medicine</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/29" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Leadership</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/30" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">9-1-1 Call Centers</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/85" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">District of Columbia</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/31" rel="tag" title="OPINION: DC 9-1-1 - This ain&#039;t gonna&#039; be your day." hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about OPINION: DC 9-1-1 - This ain&#039;t gonna&#039; be your day.</span></a></li><li class="comment-forbidden"></li></ul> </div> </div> </article> Sat, 25 Jan 2020 12:27:57 +0000 Bill Degnan 31 at http://www.onscene.us Leadership In The Line Of Fire http://www.onscene.us/node/29 <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Leadership In The Line Of Fire</span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><figure role="group" class="caption caption-img align-right"><img alt="File Photo Source: FEMA" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="c70e1492-8ebe-413d-8f96-05a05c0b3882" src="/sites/default/files/inline-images/Screenshot_20200123-133653~2.png" /><figcaption>File Photo Source: FEMA</figcaption></figure><p><span><span><span><span><span>No one ever expects tragedy to happen, and yet tragedy has and will continue to happen every day to someone. When tragedy does happen, those involved look for someone to take charge and be a leader.</div> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/39" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Jonathon Walker</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-01-23T17:17:48+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 01/23/2020 - 11:17</span> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above clearfix"> <h3 class="field__label">Tags</h3> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/19" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Management</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/20" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">EMS Safety</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/29" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Leadership</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/29" rel="tag" title="Leadership In The Line Of Fire" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Leadership In The Line Of Fire</span></a></li><li class="comment-forbidden"></li></ul> </div> Thu, 23 Jan 2020 17:17:48 +0000 Jonathon Walker 29 at http://www.onscene.us