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12.27.2007

Bridgeport PD Becomes NORAD


Channel 5 News just reported that 911 service for Wise County "went down" yesterday afternoon and that all calls are being funneled through Bridgeport.

WCSO released this yesterday:

Wise County 911 service went down about 2:00p.m. today. Immediately the emergency service was transferred to Bridgeport Police Department, so that all 911 calls would be answered. Communications Supervisor Susan Gomez worked throughout the day with Sprint to locate the cause of the problem. As of tonight, 911 service at the County has not been restored. It will possibly be Friday before Sprint can repair a failing part in the computer system.

911 Service is WORKING and will be answered in Bridgeport. Please do not be alarmed if you call 911 and it is answered "BRIDGEPORT 911." Other than Decatur Police Department, Bridgeport will answer all County 911 calls until the service can be repaired.

We do not wish to alarm anyone and will respond to all 911 calls. The only difference is where the calls are being answered.

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

Do you even know what NORAD means?

Anonymous said...

Thank you Bridgeport!

Anonymous said...

Bridgeport comes through once again!

Anonymous said...

Bridgeport PD is a joke.... hope they don't get more than one call at a time because the dispatchers and Steve Stanford can only handle one at a time. Besides, Steve only has one bullet

Anonymous said...

1037am
what????

Anonymous said...

This is the most retarded story I have EVER heard! Do you really give two shits who you are talking to when you call 911? All you should be worried about is getting help. WHO CARES WHO ANSWERS THE PHONE PEOPLE !!

911 PROFESSIONAL said...

THIS WORKED JUST AS IT WAS PLANNED TO WHEN THE SHERIFFS DEPT LOST 911 SERVICE BRIDGEPORT GOT THEIR CALLS IF BRIDGEPORT OR DECATUR GOES DOWN THE SHERIFFS OFFICE GETS THE CALLS THIS IS SET UP SO 911 NEVER GOES WITH OUT BEING ANSWERED.

Anonymous said...

1:57 We clearly do not want YOU ANSWERING THE PHONE!

Anonymous said...

county dispatchers were working at bridgeport so basically it was the same people answering the phone just a couple of miles down the road