CROWN POINT | Lake County's new E-911 service is handling everyone else's emergencies, but has yet to resolve getting Cedar Lake and Schererville to join its network.
SCHERERVILLE | The town continues exploring the possibility of operating a separate public safety answering point with Cedar Lake.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are welcoming St. John with open arms into the E-911 family, even if the town's action was the product of a last-minute split decision.
ST. JOHN | What started as a discussion of hiring a couple of part-time dispatchers to replace those hired by Lake County for the E-911 consolidation has ended with the town voting Thursday to join the countywide system.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's consolidated E-911 emergency service won't be fully operational by the state's Jan. 1 deadline.
ST. JOHN | County and suburban government officials report they narrowed their differences, but haven't yet come to agreement over consolidation of police, fire and emergency medical communications.
CROWN POINT | Lake County and three communities' officials are now set to meet later this month to discuss a potential deal to merge police, fire and emergency medical service dispatch centers.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials invited 105 police, fire and emergency medical dispatch staff members Thursday to work for the county's new E-911 network.
CROWN POINT | Lake County and suburban officials at odds over E-911 consolidation will meet Oct. 23 to attempt to settle their difference over the future of public safety communications.
CROWN POINT | County and suburban officials at odds over E-911 consolidation Thursday traded messages of frustration and accommodation.
CROWN POINT | A Lake County Commissioner formally offered concessions Monday to Cedar Lake, St. John and Schererville to resolve an impasse over the upcoming consolidation of police, fire and emergency medical service dispatch centers.
Feuding local government officials may resolve a public safety communications crisis by sitting down talking to one another.
CROWN POINT | The Indiana attorney general's office has told both warring factions of Lake County's public safety community they must unite their E-911 plans or face losing more than $2.6 million in state funding next year.
VALPARAISO | John Jokantas is resigning as head of the county's E911 department three years after stepping into the heated post.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County E-911 chairman said he is building a back-up emergency call center in East Chicago as a bulwark against a rival public safety dispatch service proposed by Cedar Lake and Schererville town officials.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Board of Commissioners finalized a $20 million package Wednesday to finance the launch its consolidated E-911 service.
ST. JOHN | Lake County is putting together the hardware for a consolidated public safety communications network. All it needs now is the people to use it.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council has left a message with E-911 -- no new taxes.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are preparing an unprecedented spending and construction blitz to build a countywide E-911 network in the next 10 months.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are calling all police and fire dispatchers to join the new E-911 service.
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