City of Palos Hills Mayor Bennett, City of Palos Heights Mayor Bob Straz and Southwest Central Dispatch Executive Director Bill Shanley recently developed a virtual tour of the new Southwest Central 911 Dispatch Center located in the City of Palos Hills, IL. The tour provides a high level overview of the redundant infrastructure in place to allow the Southwest Central 911 Dispatch to continually operate through various natural disasters.

Southwest Central Dispatch provides dispatching services for Chicago Ridge, Crestwood, Lemont, Palos Heights, Palos Hills, Worth, North Palos Fire Protection District, Palos Heights Fire Protection District, and Roberts Park Fire Protection District.

The virtual tour can be found on YouTube at