9-1-1 http://kalw.org en Tonight at 5pm: How does 9-1-1 work in Oakland? http://kalw.org/post/tonight-5pm-how-does-9-1-1-work-oakland <p>"The Race to an Emergency," a special hour-long documentary by&nbsp;KALW&nbsp;News examining the 911 Emergency Response System in Oakland. &nbsp;Reporter Ali&nbsp;Budner&nbsp;and host Martina Castro will trace the path of a 911 call and the response, through dispatchers to emergency responders, and will also talk to residents who feel they can't rely on 911 in neighborhoods where there's more poverty and crime. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 18:06:14 +0000 Ali Budner 38592 at http://kalw.org Tonight at 5pm: How does 9-1-1 work in Oakland? "The Race to an Emergency": A KALW News documentary tracing the path of a 9-1-1 call in Oakland http://kalw.org/post/race-emergency-kalw-news-documentary-tracing-path-9-1-1-call-oakland-0 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you’ve ever picked up the phone to call 9-1-1, you or someone else probably needed help. Badly. And you probably assumed that after dialing those three numbers, help would come screeching around the corner, lights and sirens blaring.</span></p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 16:58:58 +0000 Ali Budner & Martina Castro 34146 at http://kalw.org "The Race to an Emergency": A KALW News documentary tracing the path of a 9-1-1 call in Oakland