To:          All 9COM-Dispatched Fire/EMS Departments
From:    Captain Matthew D. Franke
Date:     October 9, 2015

We’ve been continually evaluating and experimenting with ways to improve efficiency. Beginning October 10th, the Butler County Sheriff’s Regional Dispatch Center (9COM) will make a change that we believe will improve Fire/EMS dispatching. Effective that date, under most circumstances, the 9 ALPHA and 9 BRAVO talkgroups will be patched to one dispatcher. By doing so, the fire dispatcher will be answering telephone calls less frequently.

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