ST. JOHN | Efforts to open a clear line of communication among Lake County's police and firefighters were troubled by static over government policy Wednesday.
CROWN POINT | At least 46 people would like the job of directing the merger of Lake County's E-911 police and fire communications network.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners hired a Merrillville accounting firm to calculate how much money each city and town will have to contribute to a consolidated E-911 communications network.
CROWN POINT | A consolidated E-911 system won't be a toll free call for Lake County taxpayers.
ST. JOHN | The county's municipal police and fire chiefs were surprised Thursday to learn Lake officials are pushing cities and towns to make a $5.8 million commitment to get a consolidated E-911 emergency communications center up and running months sooner than first anticipated.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Council members may give the Town of Lowell a go-ahead Tuesday to merge its police department's emergency radio communications with the sheriff's.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's E-911 director resigned in dramatic fashion Thursday morning, leaving some to feel the consolidation of emergency communications is suffering its own emergency.
CROWN POINT | Municipal police and fire officials voted Thursday to base their consolidated emergency 911 dispatch call center inside the Lake County Government Complex here.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Commissioner Gerry Scheub said he will publicly unveil a leaner, cheaper plan for consolidating emergency 911 communications next week.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council is setting aside a $10.6 million budget for E-911 consolidations next year, Larry Blanchard, a county consultant, said this week.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are preparing to relaunch their emergency 911 consolidation drive this month with a less expensive vision of what a merged communications system would look like.
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