911 center consoles

The Elkhart County Board of Commissioners on Monday approved a special purchase order for eight consoles for the 911 dispatch center. The upgrade further prepares the county for the switch to 800 MHz radio communication.

GOSHEN — County officials hope the $670,680 cost of equipment upgrades for the 911 center will be reimbursed by federal programs.

The Elkhart County Board of Commissioners approved a special purchase order for eight consoles for the 911 dispatch center. The upgrade further prepares the county for the switch to 800 MHz radio communication, which is expected to start after this month, said 911 Center Director Egbert Dijkstra.

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Revolution 1776

How is it based on covid needs ? Sounds like a lame excuse to milk the treasury

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