Tulsa Gets New 911 Call Center

Tuesday, December 16th 2008, 5:08 pm
By: News On 6

News On 6

TULSA, OK -- Tulsa has a new 911 center. Mayor Kathy Taylor and local emergency officials dedicated the facility at 801 East Oklahoma St. Tuesday morning.

It will host fire, police and EMSA dispatch for Tulsa and several other communities, including Catoosa and Sperry.

The center cost more than $9 million to build.

911 fees on phone bills paid for most of the construction costs, the city also received a Homeland Security grant.

One interesting thing to note, the center was built to withstand an EF4 tornado.