HPD dispatch phone lines back up and running

HPD dispatch phone lines back up and running
(Source: Hattiesburg Police Department)

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - The phone lines for the Hattiesburg Police Department dispatch are back up and running after being down for a few hours Thursday.

HPD said the lines had to be repaired due to a fiber line being cut.

Dispatch calls and 911 calls had to be routed through Forrest County Dispatch until the issue was resolved, according to the department.

The department said the issued was fixed around 4 p.m.

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