Austintown police expansion touted for efficiency, better service


(Austintown, OH) With expansion to the Austintown Township Police Department nearing completion, dispatchers in the building are eager to move to new space that will not only provide more elbow room, but also help improve efficiency in responding to emergencies in multiple communities.

The new space also has a common space that will include a conference table and a kitchenette for employees to use on shifts that can reach 16 hours. Security cameras will be in place in every room, and dispatchers will be able to monitor weather with live radar, and emergency response crews with a program called Active 911.

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