Mercer, Auglaize law enforcement needs equipment for GPS system
By Shelley Grieshop
Cell phones have become a lifeline for people in emergency situations but their potential remains limited locally as authorities await technology updates.
911 systems in both Mercer and Auglaize counties do not have the equipment or software mapping programs needed to use Global Positioning System (GPS) technology, which can track cell phones and their owners - within feet in some cases - in emergencies. [More]