Counties in Arkansas push higher 911 fee for cellphones

Posted: August 10, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

FILE — Katherine Detter, telecommunicator, takes a call Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in the Rogers 911 Center at the Rogers Police Department. The center dispatches calls for Rogers police, fire and medical service.

County governments in Arkansas will push to at least double the 65-cent-per-month fee on cellphones for 911 emergency response service, legislators were told Thursday.

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