Steuben Commissioners Reject Sheriff Proposal: Retain Control Of 911 Dispatch Center

By Jeff Neumeyer

March 17, 2014 Updated Mar 17, 2014 at 5:24 PM EDT

STEUBEN COUNTY, Ind. (21ALIVE) --- The sheriff of Steuben County gets rebuffed in his crusade to take over responsibility for the county's embattled 911 communications center.

The county’s commissioners told a packed meeting room Monday, that they feel more qualified to supervise the emergency call center, despite claims of poor working conditions and dispatcher staff shortages.

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