Let sheriff oversee Lake County E-911 call center

2013-03-07T00:00:00Z Let sheriff oversee Lake County E-911 call center nwitimes.com
March 07, 2013 12:00 am

The Times Editorial Board is correct in that Lake County needs to get rid of all of its consultants for the E-911 center. They have failed to get the job done.

The Editorial Board is incorrect in the belief that a governing board should be set up to run the center. Lake County's' history proves this never works, costs too much money and provides no oversight.

I suggest the sheriff place ads in trade papers for an E-911 director, interview those who apply and then provide a list to the county commissioners, who would then hire this individual under contract. Oversight would come from the sheriff's department to ensure the E-911 center is being run correctly.

- Thomas Ostrowski, Crown Point

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