In the midst of the snowstorm Thursday evening, the Door County dispatch center went down, screens went dark & the 911 emergency system was lost for about an hour & a half. Sheriff Terry Vogel says an alternative plan of action was put in place…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/N550.mp3|titles=Sheriff Vogel]
Sheriff Vogel says some other calls were unavailable…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/N551.mp3|titles=Sheriff Vogel]
Vogel says staff have been trained to be ready to change procedures at a moment’s notice…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/N552.mp3|titles=Sheriff Vogel]
Sheriff Vogel says he’s proud of the response of the people who man the dispatch center & his deputies who helped out when the system went down at about 9PM Thursday.