Texting To 911: Coming to a city near you!

The FCC is rolling out a plan to allow not only calls to 911 but also texts. This can be particularly valuable for individuals with speech problems, who are hearing impaired, or who cannot call 911 because being overheard could put them in jeopardy. However, while the major cell phone carriers are all on board, not every city offers the service yet--although the FCC hopes to have it in place by the end of the year. Here is a current list of cities where texting to 911 is in place.

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