Capital To Shift 911 Calls Out Of Police Control

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A56575-2003Aug14.html Washington, D.C.'s troubled 911 emergency communications center will be moved out of the police department and put under a new civilian agency headed by a man who ran similar systems in New York and Philadelphia, the Washington Post reports. The agency, which will be known as the Unified Communication Center, will be run by Howard Baker, 57, who said, "I love impossible tasks, I love the challenge." The new agency, which will need approval . . .

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