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Lafayette Co. among NextGen9-1-1 grant recipients
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Green County Sheriff’s Office dispatcher Katherine Vetterli answers 911 calls for the county. Though departments throughout the state are moving into Next Generation technology, it may be years before Green County sees text 911 compatibility. - photo by Shannon Rabotski
MADISON — The Office of Emergency Communications (OEC) announced the award of 18 grant projects totaling $487,876.65 in federal funding to local public safety answering points (PSAPs) across Wisconsin. Funding will be used for various projects related to the upgrade/replacement of existing end of life equipment to be NextGen9-1-1 capable.