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NG-911 is coming to every community and understanding how it came to be is important to exploring its future impact on EMS
First 911 call placed and received in Haleyville, Ala. on Feb. 16, 1968; marketing and education opportunity ever since
More states are adopting statewide NG911 plans and the use of text-to-911 continues to grow
Brian Tegtmeyer has more than 26 years of experience in public safety communications
The new resource is the latest in a series of publications for fire, EMS and law enforcement leaders to better understand Next Generation 911
The bill would provide $15 billion to update the nation’s 911 infrastructure
California received the largest award in the country, totaling $11,399,076 to improve its 911 centers
Commissioners were asked to approve $92,500 for Next-Gen call routing software and $1.3 million for an upgrade/refresh to the VESTA system
The report said nationwide Next Generation 911 implementation will cost between $9.5 billion and $12.7 billion over 10 years
Dispatch centers emphasize the slogan: “Call if you can, text if you can’t”
The report provides the segmented information state 911 leaders, legislators and policy makers need to make informed decisions about 911 services in their jurisdictions