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E-911 compatible radio equipment on order for Crown Point

CROWN POINT | Officials have approved the purchase of $710,112 in new radio equipment compatible with the Lake County consolidated E-911 central dispatch system.

September 02, 2014 12:00 am

Griffith to adjust taxes for E-911

GRIFFITH | The Town Council has approved a resolution to determine how much of the town's 2015 tax levy will be transferred to Lake County as its new E-911 emergency calling system replaces the town's current system.

August 21, 2014 8:00 pm

Work continues for possible second E-911 site

A proposed site for a second Public Safety Answering Point has been developed and budget estimates for the center that would serve St. John, Schererville and Cedar Lake are in place.

August 20, 2014 7:00 pm

Lake officials open E-911 bids

CROWN POINT | There was no shortage this week of companies competing for contracts to build Lake County's E-911 public safety communications system.

July 09, 2014 5:38 pm

Dyer pays cash for E-911 radio equipment

DYER | The town will pay cash for its new radio equipment.

June 23, 2014 12:15 am Political Roundtable Political Roundtable

The June 19 edition of the Roundtable discusses the problem of delinquent property taxes in Gary; E-911 consolidation in the region; and the Indiana Secretary of State's trying to clean up voter rolls.

June 19, 2014 5:20 pm

Munster buys radios for E-911 consolidation

MUNSTER | The Town Council has prepared for the Lake County E-911 consolidation by approving the purchase of 130 Motorola radios for police, fire and public works employees.

June 15, 2014 7:45 pm

M'ville council to spend more than $1M for radio equipment

MERRILLVILLE | The town will spend more than $1 million to acquire new radios for police officers, firefighters and Emergency Management Agency staffers, Merrillville leaders said.

June 15, 2014 12:05 am

Separate Lake E-911 center not lawmakers' intent

INDIANAPOLIS | The plan by Schererville, St. John and Cedar Lake to opt out of Lake County's E-911 network by establishing their own emergency dispatch center is not what state lawmakers had in mind when they authorized two Public Safety Answering Points, or PSAP, per county.

June 15, 2014 12:00 am
Motorola hopes Lake County will answer its call

Motorola hopes Lake County will answer its call

Motorola Solutions engineer Chuck Bray, right, shows one of the company's handheld radios to Lake County E-911 Deputy Director Jack Allendorf during an event in Merrillville. Dozens of municipal and county police, fire and emergency medical service personnel checked out the equipment as part…

March 24, 2014 12:00 am
Motorola hopes Lake County will answer its call

Motorola hopes Lake County will answer its call

Motorola portable radios stand on display Monday in Merrillville.

March 24, 2014 12:00 am

Joint resolution by E-911 consolidation holdouts headed for vote

ST. JOHN | A vote by town officials is expected later this month on a joint agreement by four communities who have yet to sign on to the consolidated E-911 network.

March 14, 2014 7:15 pm Political Roundtable Political Roundtable

The Feb. 13 edition of the Roundtable discusses Indiana's battle over gay marriage, Lumenus USA's failed plan to bring Chinese students to Valparaiso High School and E-911 consolidation in Lake County.

February 13, 2014 5:43 pm

Lake County officials approve E-911 merger agreement

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials on Tuesday approved the E-911 consolidation agreement.

December 10, 2013 2:00 pm

Lowell council wants to meet with E-911 officials

LOWELL | The Town Council wants to meet as soon as possible with officials behind the latest E-911 agreement to wrap up questions yet unanswered.

November 25, 2013 10:15 pm
MARC CHASE: E-911 shouldn't mean high-pressure sales

MARC CHASE: E-911 shouldn't mean high-pressure sales

A major government plan five years in the making shouldn't feel like the kind of high-pressure sales pitch one would face on a used car lot.

October 22, 2013 12:00 am

E-911 deputy director to be hired

CROWN POINT | Lake County E-911 Executive Director Brian Hitchcock will add a deputy director to his staff after the Lake County Council approved creating the new $75,000-a-year position Tuesday in a 4-3 vote.

October 08, 2013 7:30 pm Political Roundtable Political Roundtable

In the Sept. 19 edition, the Roundtable panel discusses E-911, the Porter County Animal Shelter and Republicans' latest attempt to kill Obamacare.

September 19, 2013 6:10 pm

St. John proposing splitting county for two E-911 centers

ST. JOHN | A plan to split Lake County into north and south E-911 emergency centers also is dividing municipal and county officials struggling over how to pay for future police and fire dispatch services.

September 12, 2013 12:01 pm Political Roundtable Political Roundtable

The Aug. 29 edition of the Roundtable discusses the U.S. plans for Syria, the future of E-911 in the region and the future of the Porter County jail.

August 29, 2013 10:00 pm
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