My recent conversation with a Huntsville Police Officer and a HEMSI EMT gave me some pause for thought.
They both shared some fascinating experiences, and opined about the same.
We three – the HPD officer, the HEMSI EMT, and I – are friends.
In context, our HEMSI EMT friend was relating a story about how, when sometime ago, he called 9-1-1 and informed them in detail of a particular off-duty scenario upon which he arrived and began rendering aid, the operator seemed to be mindlessly reading from, or following a script. In other words, the 9-1-1 operator didn’t listen.
My HPD friend shared an equally disappointing story, which he prefaced saying that …Continue…