News

The deaths of George Floyd and Rayshard Brooks have soured the already strained relationship between Black people and the police

The recent police killings of George Floyd and Rayshard Brooks and ensuing protests have focused a spotlight on the historically fraught relationship between Black communities and law enforcement. Slave patrols morphed into police departments, and this painful history has translated into a persistent mentality that Black people are threatening or […]
The deaths of George Floyd and Rayshard Brooks have soured the already strained relationship between Black people and the police
News

Here’s what happens after you call 911 for the coronavirus

We spoke with Hanan Cohen, the director of corporate development and community paramedicine for Empress EMS, a partner of PatientCare EMS Solutions, in New York’s Westchester County, one of the most affected counties in the country so far with confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths. He explained exactly what would happen […]
Here’s what happens after you call 911 for the coronavirus
Tech

Amazon-owned home security firm Ring has access to real-time 911 call data

Ring, the home security company owned by Amazon, pulls through 911 call data in real-time, documents obtained by Gizmodo show. The data is reviewed and then turned into news alerts on Ring’s app “Neighbours,” although only for a specific set of eight crimes. Ring confirmed it uses the data when […]
Amazon-owned home security firm Ring has access to real-time 911 call data