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Showing Stories from 21st May 2014 to 5th February 2017
(05/02/17) Forces under fire for 101 response times record improvements (24/12/16) Force control room staff say 'remember we're working at Christmas' (08/12/16) Force missing 101 targets due to significant staffing shortages
Police force used 101 number for administrative tasks

Police force used 101 number for administrative tasks

(30/11/16) Officers and staff were calling the non-emergency line to request other contact numbers.

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(22/08/16) Control room handler dismissed, and other recent misconduct outcomes
Capital's emergency services 'could share one control room'

Capital's emergency services 'could share one control room'

(06/07/16) Sir Bernard Hogan Howe said it is better to have more working together than less.

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(20/04/16) Street triage schemes lead to reduction in s136 detentions (15/04/16) Call handler sanctioned after failing to deploy officers to man who later died (08/04/16) Woman murdered by husband called police nine times before her death (06/04/16) Call handler disciplined after IPCC investigation
Met terminates command and control contract following continuous delays

Met terminates command and control contract following continuous delays

(17/03/16) The system was meant to go live last October but was not ready to be implemented.

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(08/03/16) Shared police and fire control centre given green light (29/02/16) Officer dismissed after misusing force computer systems (17/02/16) Dwindling resources leading to increase in emergency response times (27/01/16) Delayed control room mergers given green light to go ahead (27/01/16) Forced marriage between police and fire services 'should be avoided' (20/01/16) Latest technology digest published (18/01/16) 250k to improve poor 101 performance (25/11/15) Force to respond to more incidents via phone or email rather than deploying officers (03/09/15) £1.4 million announced for recruitment drive as call centres axed (27/08/15) Text or Skype to 101 features being considered (17/08/15) Call centre manager dials 999 by accident (13/08/15) Police call centres 'can cope' with BTP merger (21/07/15) Staff seek redundancy after call centre closure programme (21/04/15) Wellbeing clinics introduced to help stressed call handlers (23/12/14) Conditions 'intolerable' at 'Colditz-like' command and control unit (14/08/14) Emergency network tender shortlisted (07/08/14) Force sources new 999 management system (21/05/14) Labour: Cuts are hitting response times
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