JUST IN: Cellular 911 service in works

Cellular 911 service in Erie County is about to get a dial tone. The long-promised service will allow dispatchers at
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

Cellular 911 service in Erie County is about to get a dial tone.

The long-promised service will allow dispatchers at the Erie County Sheriff's office to look at a computer screen and obtain the location of an emergency call made with a cellular telephone.

Bob Hall, telecommunications coordinator for Erie County, said he doesn't have the dates for the installation of the system, but said it will happen soon.

"I would think it would be a fairly short time frame," he said.

Read more in Wednesday's Register.