Date: <date> "For Immediate Release"
To: News Media
From: Sheriff Lawrence W. Crow, Jr.
Media Contact: Michal Shanley, 863 534-6631 or 819-0397 pager
Sheriff's office operations center phone lines to be temporarily out of service friday night

Phone lines will be temporarily out of service during an upgrade to the telephone switch at the Polk County Sheriff's Office Operations Center this Friday evening (March 9, 2001) from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. (or until the upgrade is complete). 

During this upgrade there could be a period of time that phone calls to and from the Operations Center in Bartow may not go through. This time period should last no longer then approximately 30 minutes. 

This upgrade will only affect the non-emergency complaint lines (533-0344) and the direct in dial lines (D.I.D). 

The 9-1-1 lines will not be affected by this upgrade, and 9-1-1 service will continue without interuption.

Distribution: Undersheriff, Division Commanders, Communications, News Media

A text only version of this release is also available.

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