"Building on the foundation of the long-term cooperative agreement that IPFW has with the City of Fort Wayne we felt that using the CCP as our dispatch service for the IPFW Police Department will strengthen the good working relationship that we already have with the Fort Wayne Police Department," said Walt Branson, vice chancellor for financial affairs. "We look forward to a long-standing partnership between the two organizations with continual efforts being focused towards building bridges with the public safety agencies that surround the campus."The university has deactived its 481-6911 number. Now those on campus will call 911 for any
emergencies. There is no need to dial "9" before dialing 911 from
campus. The only emergency number for the university, 911, will go
directly to the Fort Wayne and Allen County Consolidated Communications
Partnership which will then dispatch IPFW police, Fort Wayne fire,
and EMS as needed, university officials explained. The university says response time to emergency calls should be the same or quicker, because 911 calls will not
have to be transferred to campus for dispatching of university officers.
Non-emergency calls to the IPFW Police Department should continue to be
placed by calling the department central phone number 481-6827.