Muncie Part of National 911 Issue Locating Cellphone Users

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP): Dispatchers in Muncie are among those nationally who often aren't able to quickly pinpoint the location of many 911 calls from cellphones.

According to a recent investigation by USA Today, dispatchers often only see where the nearest cell tower is, if they get any information at all. A Muncie police official says problems with locating 911 callers using cellphones has led officers to show up at wrong addresses.