dispatch dispatch  /dɪs ˈpætʃ/


  1. (n) an official report (usually sent in haste)
  2. (n) the act of sending off something
  3. (n) the property of being prompt and efficient
  4. (n) killing a person or animal
  5. (v) send away towards a designated goal
  6. (v) complete or carry out
  7. (v) kill intentionally and with premeditation
  8. (v) dispose of rapidly and without delay and efficiently
  9. (v) kill without delay


  • Audio and text excerpts of Fire Department dispatch transmissions.


  1. Dispatch Call Describes Paris Jackson's Injuries

    Dispatch call describes Paris Jackson's injuries after taking pills, cut with kitchen knife        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ABC News

  2. Dispatch in county now has one voice

    Someone handed Chippewa Falls Police Chief Wendy Stelter a 1994 Chippewa Herald article saying the city should consider merging its emergency dispatch center with the county’s.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Chippewa Herald

  3. Dispatch audio reveals details of Paris Jackson suicide attempt

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Paris Jackson, the 15-year-old daughter of late pop star Michael Jackson, swallowed 20 pain pills and cut her arm last week in an apparent suicide attempt, according to emergency dispatch audio released on Tuesday. The audio released by the Los Angeles County Fire Department casts new light on the June 5 incident at the Jackson's family residence in Calabasas, California ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. "We will not limit ourselves in regards to targeting the rocket launchers and those who dispatch them," Olmert said at a news conference in Jerusalem. "The instruction given to the army is to destroy every 'Qassam' rocket launcher and anyone...
    on Sep 3, 2007 By: Ehud Olmert Source: ABC News

  2. "I have informed the Government and the political parties that the UN will dispatch a small team of highly capable and prominent individuals who will visit in the coming weeks to assess the conduct of the election and report to me," Mr. Ban told...
    on Nov 2, 2008 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Scoop.co.nz (press release)

  3. "For all of the heated battles across this dispatch box, for 13 years he has led his party, for 10 years he has led our country, and no one can be in any doubt in terms of the huge efforts he has made in terms of public service," said Cameron.
    on Jun 26, 2007 By: David Cameron Source: CNN International

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