public safety

  • public safety Jan 28

    State 911 Systems Outage Issue Have Been Resolved

    The sporadic problems with 911 across the state have been resolved, according to Connecticut State Police. Several towns reported partial 911 outages on Monday. State Police said they received reports that the outage may be tied to a Comcast outage affecting parts of New England. The outage affected Comcast Voice Over IP phone customers, not mobile devices. They worked with…

  • investigations Jan 13

    Another Advance for Connecticut 911 On Horizon?

    New technology could help pinpoint a 911 caller’s location if they are unable or unwilling to provide it.

  • Bristol Jan 14

    Bristol Police Investigate Shots Fired

    Bristol police are investigating gunfire that struck homes on Davis Drive Monday night. Police said they were called to the area of 71 David Drive around 9:23 p.m. No injuries were reported, but some homes in the area were hit by the gunfire. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact...

  • public safety Jan 11

    Another Advance for Connecticut 911 On Horizon?

    There is new software coming to Connecticut that could save lives in the case of an emergency. It can pinpoint a 911 caller’s location and has the potential to save thousands of lives per year by getting first responders to people in distress faster.   “We need to make that next leap in technology”, said John Elsesser, chair of the...

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