HIGHLANDS — Residents of this borough may have plenty of questions about the pros and cons of the town’s police department switching over to the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office emergency dispatch system, but one thing is clear — they certainly love, respect and are grateful for the members of their local police department. Council took no action at the end of an almost three-hour public meeting last night to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of eliminating the four, full time dispatcher positions at the borough police department in favor of switching to the county-wide system, with emergency and non-emergency calls answered by 9-1-1 telecommunications specialists based in Freehold… READ MORE

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