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March 31, 1995 | PAUL FELDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Margaret Peters strides proudly to the podium to accept her "Outstanding Performance of 1994" plaque, the presentation won't be broadcast live, nor will her award-winning work be made available to the public. Then again, Peters wasn't trying to entertain anyone during her extraordinary 4 1/2-hour effort. She was just saving lives. Peters, 31, is a veteran 911 dispatcher for the Los Angeles Police Department.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 31, 1995 | PAUL FELDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Margaret Peters strides proudly to the podium to accept her "Outstanding Performance of 1994" plaque, the presentation won't be broadcast live, nor will her award-winning work be made available to the public. Then again, Peters wasn't trying to entertain anyone during her extraordinary 4 1/2-hour effort. She was just saving lives. Peters, 31, is a veteran 911 dispatcher for the Los Angeles Police Department.
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April 4, 2000 | From Reuters
A computer virus that could disrupt 911 emergency services is being investigated after it was detected in the Houston area, the FBI said in a statement on Monday. Search warrants were issued in the case last week, but no arrests have been made, said a spokesman for the agency, which has made computer security a top priority since leading Web sites came under cyberattack in February.
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March 20, 2001 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The nation's police chiefs are descending on Congress today to push their legislative agendas, including the right to take DNA samples from people arrested on suspicion of violent crimes. The controversial proposal has alarmed some civil libertarians, but the president of the International Assn. of Chiefs of Police says it is no different from the routine practice of fingerprinting suspects. "We're not talking about sticking a needle in somebody and drawing blood," Bruce D.
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