Area 911 centers getting federal grant $


         A $2.8-million grant is being awarded to dispatch centers across Indiana to enhance their 911 equipment. The federal grant will be split among 29 Public Safety Answering Points within the Hoosier State.

        The funds are going towards several different projects, which will support the transition of PSAPs and their interconnecting 911 network and core services, facilitate migration to a digital IP-enabled emergency network and adopt and operate NG911 services and application.


         The 911 Grant Program, is provided by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

     Area centers receiving grant funds include The Davies County Sheriff’s Department, Knox County Central Dispatch and Pike County 911.