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Public Safety
2:13 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Verizon users can now text 911 for emergency help

Verizon users can now text 911 for emergency help in Hamilton County.

The county Department of Communications says texted messages for help should only be used if someone is hearing or speech impaired or if you're unable to make a voice call like in the case of a home invasion.

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Emergency Communications
4:17 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Hamilton County offering to merge 911 services with Cincinnati

While Cincinnati City Council looks into its emergency communications operations following a recent television news investigation, Hamilton County is offering one possible solution.

Commissioners Wednesday approved a resolution supporting a joint city/county emergency communications center.

Commissioner Greg Hartmann says this is a great opportunity for shared services.

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Kenton County dispatch
4:43 pm
Mon October 1, 2012

Higher Kenton County tax bill causes confusion

Kenton County Judge Executive Steve Arlinghaus (in brown jacket)

More then 100 angry property owners called the Kenton County tax office today, upset about an new fee on their bill. The Judge Executive scheduled a news conference to clear up any confusion.

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