Boston drives home need for E-911 consolidation

2013-05-10T00:00:00Z Boston drives home need for E-911 consolidation nwitimes.com
May 10, 2013 12:00 am

The recent terrorist attack in Boston again confirms the need for an E-911 center in Lake County. With a large number of police, fire and ambulance companies, no one communication center at this time could handle a situation like the one in Boston.

An individual working at a combined E-911 center would be able to quickly look at a computer screen and send all possible resources to a location anywhere in Lake County.

It seems to me that Sheriff John Buncich, as a law enforcement professional, understands the benefit of an E-911 center but he is having a hard time educating some city and town politicians.

Just remember, Lake County is home to many religious centers.

- Thomas Ostrowski, Crown Point

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