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AT&T Launches First-Ever Nationwide Location-Based Routing for Wireless 911 Calls

Through this new “Locate Before Route” feature from Intrado, AT&T can quickly and more accurately identify where a wireless 911 call is coming from by using device GPS and hybrid information and then route the call to the correct 911 call center.

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How Livestreaming 911 Calls Makes Officers More Effective and Efficient feat. Cpt. Don Redmond

What if police officers could hear 911 calls as they happen in real time? Hear a discussion that answers this question, with first hand experiences in this episode on Coffee Break with Police Experts.

My Technology Can…Livestream 911 Calls Directly to Officers

Live911 from HigherGround allows first responders to hear 911 calls in real time and immediately identify the caller’s location.

911 Calls Motivated by Bias May Be Outlawed in CA County

The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office proposed the ordinance to the Board of Supervisors. Supporters say the goal is to reduce the number of racially motivated calls to law enforcement specifically and not to discourage people from using 911 to report legitimate concerns.

Police Report Increase in Domestic Calls Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Reports of domestic violence increased in March in many cities as the coronavirus pandemic has spread across the United States.

IACP 2019: CentralSquare Working to Improve Officer Response Times and Officer Safety

"Officers are safer if we can get them out of their field software as fast as possible," Seoane adds. He explains that if officers are not looking at their screens, their situational awareness is enhanced. And the public is safer if officers and other public safety professionals can respond more quickly.

California Upgrades to Next Generation 9-1-1 with NGA 911

NGA 911 LLC announced it has partnered with California to replace an outdated 9-1-1 system with the Next Generation of 9-1-1. NGA 911 says this new state-of-the-art technology puts California at the forefront of emergency preparedness.

Google to Use Text-to-Speech Technology for Emergency Calls on Pixels

Google is adding an automated text-to-speech feature to the Phone app on Pixel devices to make it easier to relay important information for emergency calls.

CentralSquare Acquires Tellus

CentralSquare announced today that it has acquired Tellus Safety Solutions LLC. With this acquisition, CentralSquare says it is promoting “public safety without borders” by building a single, virtual dispatch system across North America

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5-Year-Old Calls 911 Requesting McDonald's—Michigan Officer Delivers

A hungry five-year-old boy in Michigan did the only thing he knew how to do with a mobile phone—he dialed 911.

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