Fla. city's vice mayor outlines new dispatch proposal

03/13/2012 | Marco Eagle (Marco Island, Fla.)

A proposal to solve emergency dispatch jurisdiction problems in Naples, Fla., calls for the city to dispatch city fire department ambulances and county EMS directly rather than referring calls to the county. The report by Naples Vice Mayor Gary Price also suggests that the city establish a public safety authority that would make EMS recommendations to the county. Collier County Emergency Medical Director Robert Tober sees other challenges in local emergency response, including politics and cases of paramedics with advanced life-support training being dispatched when only basic services are needed.

View Full Article in:

Marco Eagle (Marco Island, Fla.)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Government & Nonprofit

Job Title Company Location
Customer Manager, Aerospace Aftermarket #313082
LORD Corporation
Lafayette, LA
New York Advocacy and Campaigns Manager
Crisis Action
New York, NY
Grants Manager
One Acre Fund
Nairobi
Development Officer
SAVE Dade
Miami, FL
Manager Supply Chain Logistics
FedEx Express
Los Angeles, CA