FLUSHING — Uncertainty with the county’s current EMS response situation has prompted Flushing officials to investigate the possibility of forming the city’s own 911 dispatch center.

On Monday, city council members authorized administration to analyze the pros and cons of establishing a 911 emergency dispatch system, which is also referred to as a public-safety-answering point (PSAP). City officials will conduct a cost analysis and determine what revenues could be generated from a 911 dispatch center… READ MORE