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Innovating Emergency Medical Response: The View From Reno And Portland

OPB | Broadcast: April 19, 2017

Portland Fire Chief Mike Myers and Brad Lee, who directs the Reno area's medical emergency response, tell us about innovations in 911 service.

Portland's Emergency Response | Left Lane Law | Dahlak Brathwaite

OPB | Broadcast: April 19, 2017

How can Portland's emergency response improve? Should the left lane on the highway be restricted to passing only? Then, we talk with hip-hop artist Dahlak Brathwaite.

Planning For a Psychiatric Emergency Room In Portland

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 8, 2014

MONDAY: The city wants to create a place for police to bring someone who is experiencing a mental health crisis.

Oregon's 911 System

OPB | Broadcast: June 19, 2014

THURSDAY: Another outage with local 911 systems this week brought up questions about how state agencies and private companies work together to provide 911 service.

Responding To 911 Outages In Oregon & Washington

OPB | Broadcast: April 10, 2014

THURSDAY: Service has been restored after a 911 outage that affected both Washington and Oregon. How did this happen?

Recommendations For Emergency 911 Operators

OPB | Broadcast: July 16, 2013

A new audit of Portland's Bureau of Emergency Communication says 911 operators need more ongoing training.