What I'm saying is fix it or give me the authority
to fix it...
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DANE COUNTY EXECUTIVE JOE PARISI SAYS THE 911 CENTER
BOARD NEEDS TO ACT IMMEDIATELY TO IMPLEMENT HIS SUGGESTIONS
TO GET EMERGENCY CALLS ANSWERED FASTER AND HELP DISPATCHED
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Someone needs to step forward and take responsibility
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HE SAYS THE SOLUTION IS NOT SIMPLY TO HIRE MORE WORKERS.
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This is not a staffing issue in terms of the number
It's how we use them.
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HE WANTS MORE STAFF WHEN CALL VOLUME IS UP, LESS WHEN
THE FIXES HE SAYS HAVE TO BE ABOUT EFFICIENCY.
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A decade ago, we had more calls coming in, we had
fewer dispatchers and the response times were quicker.
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ONE MAJOR CHANGE HE WANTS IMMEDIATELY IS TO SUSPEND
THE PROTOCOL OR QUESTIONS OPERATORS HAVE TO ASK IF
POLICE ARE HEADING TO A CALL.
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That requires the dispatcher to ask a number of questions
and does not allow them to leave that queue of questions
even if they have something identified as not really
being a major emergency and they have another call
on the line.
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As public safety providers, the public expects us
to do better.
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MADISON FIRE CHIEF STEVEN DAVIS SAYS HE'S IN FAVOR
OF ANY PROPOSED CHANGES THAT GET HIS CREWS TO A SCENE
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A fire burns for example, it doubles in size every
thirty seconds that it burns out of control, so what
might start as a real small fire, any delays in the
system for us getting there could create a major tragedy
for life safety and property safety.
Time is everything in our business.
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IT'S WHY PARISI SAYS HE WANTS THE 911 CENTER BOARD
TO ACT NOW OR HE'LL ASK THE COUNTY BOARD TO GIVE HIM
THE AUTHORITY TO DO SO.
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When we look at this and how it works, it's a really