Arkansas counties innovate by sharing Solacom’s i3-ready 9-1-1 solution10-10-2017
In a creative decision that will improve the way 9-1-1 service providers deliver public safety services in Arkansas, two counties have jointly purchased a new 9-1-1 system from Solacom. By sharing one system, Marion and Baxter counties (AK) will not only save costs and resources, but will also have the ability to host counties with smaller populations on their network.
Both entities wanted an interoperable, state-of-the-art system and chose Solacom’s Guardian 9-1-1 Solution, with two positions in Marion County and four in Baxter County. Each county remains fully independent, serving its own population base. Leadership in both counties, including Judge Mickey Pendergrass and Judge Terry Ott demonstrated vision by creating solutions that are outside-the-box for their respective counties and can be duplicated throughout Arkansas.
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