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New radios to broadcast Lake's new E-911 era

CROWN POINT | Lake County police will be equipped with state-of-the-art communications radios by next year when a consolidation of public safety communications begins.

May 22, 2014 6:56 pm

EDITORIAL: E-911 holdouts, answer call to action

The deadline for accomplishing E-911 consolidation in Lake County is just nine months away, yet four communities are still dragging their feet.

March 25, 2014 12:00 am

Extended warranty increases E-911 costs

CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners bought the extended warranty package Wednesday on the county's new E-911 radio hardware.

March 19, 2014 7:30 pm
MARC CHASE: Doing right apparently pays off in E-911 consolidation

MARC CHASE: Doing right apparently pays off in E-911 consolidation

Who knew doing the right thing actually pays off? It happened in Lake County this week to the tune of about $1.3 million in taxpayer savings, according to government estimates.

February 20, 2014 12:00 am

Vendors jostle for rich Lake E-911 contract

CROWN POINT | Like many this Christmas, Lake officials want the latest electronics, in this case $36.2 million in public safety communications hardware for its new consolidated E-911 services.

December 04, 2013 8:00 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

EDITORIAL: Speed up E-911 consolidation response time

Lake County's E-911 consolidation effort needs to stay on track, not be distracted and delayed by the various sideshows along the way.

September 17, 2013 12:00 am Related
MARC CHASE: E-911 hope tempered by more folly

MARC CHASE: E-911 hope tempered by more folly

Maybe it's not yet time to dial 911 on every aspect of Lake County government, but keep your smartphone on keypad mode just in case.

August 22, 2013 12:00 am
Device Devotee: What is your choice?

Device Devotee: What is your choice?

This column was started using the ultra portable Asus Nexus 7 from Google and then completed using the highlights of Apple’s iPhone. Who says that they can't be friends?

August 20, 2013 5:36 pm Photos

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MARC CHASE: E-911 consolidation is good government gone bad

MARC CHASE: E-911 consolidation is good government gone bad

If you're having trouble following the process Lake County government and law enforcement officials are using to consolidate emergency 911 dispatches into one central facility, you might find this checklist helpful:

August 15, 2013 12:00 am
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