The Taylorville Police Department is helping out with cell phones for both senior citizens and victims of domestic violence. The Taylorville Police are taking part in the 9-1-1 cell phone bank. This program helps give out used phones to senior citizens so that they have a direct line to 911 and can reach them in case of an emergency. Taylorville Police Officer Kirsten Bolinger explains.
While cell phones for senior citizens can only reach 9-1-1, the city is also helping out with donating live cell phones to victims of domestic violence.
Officer Bolinger says the support for the program has been fantastic.
For more information on the program contact the Taylorville Police Department or visit the cell phone bank website at www.911cellphonebank.org.