Request being made for increased 911 funding
Published 10/24/2012, West Fargo Pioneer
In 2008 the West Fargo Police and Fire Departments discontinued providing local emergency communications services and joined the Red River Regional Dispatch Center. The center provides emergency dispatch service to all of Cass and Clay Counties. The move was based in part upon the increased costs associated with the rapidly evolving technology industry and the need to update the system that was in place in West Fargo at the time. This same consolidation of services has occurred in other parts of North Dakota and across the nation.Word count: 1201
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