Speaking to the Bishop City Council on Monday Night, March 22, Acting Police Chief Josh Ellsworth previewed a new service the department is using, called RapidSOS, to keep better, more accurate information while on 4-1-1 and 9-1-1 calls coming  from cell phones for law enforcement dispatchers. It is provided as a free service to dispatch centers so, if in practice it does not deliver the goods, the City will not be out any money.

Chief Ellsworth told councilmembers that RapidSOS service works with cell phone providers and law enforcement dispatch centers to let a dispatcher to track a 9-1-1 cellphone call, which previously had only been able to be tracked by cellphone towers… READ MORE

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