Next Generation 911
Text-to-911 Technology Now Available to Western Wayne Communities
While the new technology is an exciting advancement in public safety services provided by CWW communities, officials said that citizens should “Call if you can, text if you can’t” when contacting 911.
CWW officials emphasized that text-to-911 is a compliment to calling 911, not a replacement, because voice calls to 911 are still the most efficient way to communicate with public safety officials in an emergency situation.
Follow the below link to read the press release.
Sending a Text to 911
VOIP Services and 911
Voice of Internet Provider Services has emerged as an affordable and flexible alternative to residential and commercial structures for phone service.
If you chose a VOIP provider, follow the below link to learn more about VOIP access to 911.
Kari's Law and RAY BAUM's Act
These two statutes, both implemented by the FCC, will make it easier for callers to reach 911 and for emergency services to locate callers.
FCC website regarding Kari's Law and RAY BAUM's Act