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Next Generation 10/14/2011
RiverCom, as well as all emergency dispatch services on a national level, are in for some big changes as the future of 911 calls will be undergoing some updates.

Millie Tirapelle (Ter-a-pelly), Director of RiverCom 911, tells us about Next Generation 911."CLICK HERE" for Audio

And Ter-a-pelly adds that although dispatch centers knew this change was necessary, the federal government did not jump on board until after the Virginia Tech shootings.

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Ter-a-pelly says that RiverCom may be in for some even bigger changes as dispatch centers throughout the state consider combining efforts to create a hub station. We will hear from her on that topic on Monday to learn more about RiverCom’s attempt at becoming that hub.