From: Davidson, Gary
Sent: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 7:33 AM
To: Davidson, Gary
Subject: VCSO News Release — Volusia County experiencing problems with E-911 system
Ben F. Johnson, Sheriff
Post Office Box 569, DeLand, FL 32721-0569
Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida 1-888-277-TIPS
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September 25, 2013
For Immediate Release
Contact: Gary Davidson, Public Information Officer
VOLUSIA COUNTY EXPERIENCING PROBLEMS WITH E-911 SYSTEM
Volusia County is currently experiencing intermittent problems throughout the area with its emergency 911 system. Because of the problems, some callers have been unable to reach 911 and are receiving a recording. The situation appears to be affecting both landline and cell phones. If this situation occurs, callers should hang up and immediately dial (386) 252-4911 to reach the Sheriff’s Office’s Emergency Communications Center.
The Sheriff’s Office is working diligently with AT&T to determine the cause of the problem. Updated information will be disseminated as soon as possible.