May 9, 2013 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE South Dakota’s antiquated 911 system will be rebuilt in the next few years to improve responses to emergencies, cut costs and take advantage of new cellphone technologies.
October 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
With the influx of people and activity in the Oil Patch, emergency responders in Dunn County have found it challenging to keep up with calls and, in some cases, even locate individuals who need help. Continue Reading
July 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
Residents forgetting they left their garage door open, a man in a van yelling at skateboarders or a granddaughter coming home late from a movie are some of the calls the Dickinson Police Department have gotten in recent weeks and they don’t mind responding to them. Continue Reading
June 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE New state laws taking effect Sunday will require South Dakota residents to pay slightly more on their phone bills to support the 911 emergency network, allow players to place higher bets in Deadwood casinos and change the way the state assesses school performance. Continue Reading
April 12, 2012 in WDAZ
EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (WDAZ-TV) – Essential upgrades to the Polk County dispatch center will be required in the next few years.
East Grand Forks and Crookston will have to decide whether to make upgrades to their equipment or completely combine dispatch services with the county. Continue Reading