PHOTO GALLERY: Joint Communications Center faces challenges

March 11, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT
Crowding, understaffing and failing equipment have long been problems at the Joint Communications Center. Officials hope to overhaul the system using proceeds of a three-eighths-cent sales tax that appears on the April 2 ballot. If voters approve the tax, it would generate an estimated $9.3 million per year.

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