First Aired June 10, 2023
In recent days, Calhoun County Consolidated Dispatch Authority alerted the community to an uptick in accidental calls to 911 emergency response – somehow thought to be related to the relative ease the calls can be made from smart phones.
CCCDA Executive Director Michael Armitage tells Community Matters a national 911 group now believes the problem has to do with Android phones – and the problem should be corrected with an Android operating system update in June.
Click to hear all the details – and what you should do if you accidentally dial 911 (hang up is not the answer!).
Calhoun County Consolidated Dispatch Authority website
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Former WBCK Morning Show host Richard Piet (2014-2017) returns to host Community Matters, an interview program focused on community leaders and newsmakers in and around Battle Creek. Community Matters is heard Saturdays, 8-8:30 AM Eastern on WBCK-FM (95.3) and anytime at battlecreekpodcast.com.
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