(Jefferson County) Jefferson County 9-1-1 Dispatch has purchased new emergency communications equipment.
Travis Williams is the Chief of Jefferson County 9-1-1 Dispatch.
He says they will be replacing hand-held portable radios for fire, ems and law enforcement agencies they dispatch for in the county.
The current radios were purchased in 2012-2013 and are nearing end of life.
A purchase order has already been signed and Chief Williams is hopeful the communications equipment will start arriving in October with all the radios programmed and disbursed in November or December.