"Text to 9-1-1"
Advanced 9-1-1 system shows signs of success in center that manages more than 97,000 calls for service each year.Read full article
Montgomery County is the latest area to test out a 9-1-1 texting service.Read full article
Though local 9-1-1 coordinators support the concept, they say it could be years before their counties can offer the service. They cite a lack of statewide coordination and the cost to change a decades-old way of directing emergencies.Read full article
Residents and visitors in Middleton, WI can now contact police for non-emergency services by sending a text message to the department’s existing landline phone number.Read full article