County's upgraded 9-1-1 system pinpoints cellphone calls with GPS

Arizona's Mohave County has made $250,000 in technology upgrades so 9-1-1 dispatchers can track most cellphone GPS signals, potentially shaving hours off the time it takes to locate someone who needs help. The system also allows police to track phones from which nonemergency 9-1-1 calls are made, and officers tested it by following and stopping a school bus to lecture students who were making prank calls.

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Mohave Valley Daily News (Bullhead City, Ariz.) · Kingman Daily Miner (Ariz.)

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