BALLWIN, MO (KPLR) – Monday night for about an hour, St. Louis County Police dispatchers were forced to work out of their office. A problem at dispatching center in Ballwin forced dispatcher to work out of police cruisers and use handheld radios.
The problem started around 9 pm, but was resolved just after 10 pm.
Dispatchers continued work with computer aided dispatching while waiting for radio communications to be restored.
A spokesperson for the department said at no time was the public endangered or impacted by the outage.