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Tuscaloosa PD takes steps after phone system hacked

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TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) -

The Tuscaloosa Police Department's phone system was hacked yesterday.

The foreign hackers flooded their phone system with calls, preventing legitimate calls from coming through.

Extra steps are being made to make sure people can get in touch with officers. The department now has a system in place to prevent blocked numbers and international numbers from going through administrative lines.

The 911 system is working as normal.

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