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4 Ohio suburbs study consolidating dispatch operations

Regional dispatching might require a backup location or systems, new radio systems for members and training and programs that are costly


By Dean Narciso
The Columbus Dispatch

COLUMBUS — Consolidating dispatching operations for police and firefighters can seem like a good idea, but getting it done can be a long process, a consultant working with four Franklin County suburbs says.

Political will, resident support and other intangibles often determine success or failure in combining these important, but costly, facets of public safety, said Sherri Bush of Pennsylvania-based L. Robert Kimball, who is working with Dublin, Hilliard, Upper Arlington and Worthington.

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