911 service down for several hours in Rock Island County

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All 911 and some non-emergency numbers were not working for several hours at the Rock Island County dispatch center.

The outage began at 9:20 a.m. Monday, July 14, 2014 according to a statement from the county.

They were working to try to re-route calls through the Rock Island Police Department.

Meanwhile, alternate phone numbers were used to reach Rock Island County dispatchers.

A 1 p.m. statement from the county said 911 service had been restored.