Hamilton County 911 dispatchers are answering calls more quickly and effectively, emergency communication officials say.
Since all emergency call agencies consolidated in 2007, call answering times have improved by 25 percent and abandoned calls have dropped by 40 percent, according to John Stuermer, Hamilton County 911 Emergency Communications District executive director.
For more, read Tuesday’s Chattanooga Times Free Press.
Louie Brogdon began reporting with the Chattanooga Times Free Press in February 2013. Before he came to the Scenic City, Louie lived on St. Simons Island, Ga. and covered crime, courts, environment and government at the Brunswick News, a 17,000-circulation daily on the Georgia coast. While there, he was awarded for investigative reporting on police discipline and other law enforcement issues by the Georgia Press Association. For the Times Free Press, Louie covers Hamilton County ...