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I have learned that The Ipswich Public Safety Dispatch Center is being threatened and in danger of being shut down thus closing our police station.

The Ipswich Dispatch Center is staffed by highly qualified, trained and dedicated men and women. The idea of outsourcing the dispatching of essential emergency calls for services such as police, fire and emergency medical call is a ludicrous idea at best.

The Town of Ipswich steered away from this notion years ago, as did many other communities when the Essex County Regional Dispatch Center was created…