The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office now has new technology in place in their dispatch center. The new equipment replaces computers and consoles that were 25-years old. Their old equipment had to be replaced because of constant communication failures. The project cost some $465-thousand dollars. $215-Thousand dollars of the project is being paid for with a grant from the Rutherford County 911 board. The remaining bill is being covered by various county funding sources. The dispatch at the Sheriff’s Department takes close to 300,000 calls every year.