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Calif. City Rolls Out 'Smart911' System

March 05, 2013  | 

A "Smart911" system was unveiled today in Culver City, the first location in California to use technology that allows residents to give authorities a "safety profile" that will be displayed to 911 operators during an emergency.

Smart911 allows citizens to create a safety profile for their household that includes any information they want 911 and emergency response teams to have in the event of an emergency, said Culver City police Lt. Ron Iizuka.

When a citizen makes an emergency call, their safety profile is automatically displayed to the 911 call taker, Iizuka said.

Read the full Los Angeles Daily News story.


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