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August 29, 2007
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Dallas first responders struggle with new dispatch system

Emergency workers continue to resort to hand-written reports or phoning in their locations; struggle lies ith the way on-board computers connect to the dispatch software.

By Tanya Eiserer
The Dallas Morning News
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Keeping critical police communications fast, clear & protected

DALLAS, Tex. — A $6.5 million dispatch system is not always communicating properly with computers in Dallas police and fire vehicles, making it sometimes difficult for officials to track the locations of emergency workers.

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