911 Governing Board Confronts Budget and Interlocal Agreement Challenges (KY)

The 911 Governing Board, which oversees the Barren-Metcalfe Emergency Communications Center, convened on Tuesday to discuss critical issues affecting the center’s operations. The meeting, held at the communications center in Glasgow, featured a review of the proposed 2024-25 budget and a contentious debate over the redrawing of the counties’ interlocal agreement.

Framingham City Council votes to create regional fire, police dispatch center (MA)

FRAMINGHAM A proposal for a joint regional dispatch center that will handle 911 calls for Framingham and Natick has been approved by the Framingham City Council.

“For a number of years, Framingham has been talking about creating a new, joint-dispatch center,” Sisitsky said. “Currently, we have dual dispatch centers, operating out of the Route 9 fire station and police station. Both of those sites are functionally obsolete, require very expensive upgrades and there just isn’t enough room in those buildings for them to operate properly.”

Commissioners celebrate 30 years of 911 services – (PA)

BELLEFONTE — It’s hard to imagine today, but in the early 1990s, dialing 911 was not an option in many parts of the United States. Instead, citizens were left scrambling to remember and dial local seven-digit numbers in their most desperate moments.

June 1, 2024 marks the 30th anniversary of the implementation of the countywide 911 Emergency Communications System in Centre County.