Police Department Getting New Phones

The Police Department in the city of Jonesboro has announced plans to move forward with the installation of a new phone system. The current phone system is so outdated that officers do not even have voicemail. The initial installation will include 16 new lines and will cost just over $6,000.


Read more from news-daily.com:

The city’s police department is getting a new phone system.

During a special called meeting Wednesday, the Jonesboro City Council voted to grant the police department’s request.

“The original phone system is outdated,” said police Chief Franklin Allen. “I don’t even have voice mail. It’s old and in bad shape.”

The unanimous approval came after discussion about whether the new phone system can grow with the department and if it can be moved if needed.

“We can add more lines if needed and if we moved to a new building we can take it with us,” Allen said.

The cost for new 16 lines is $6,200 which includes installation. Continue reading…


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