911 Call if you Can, Text if you Can't, Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management, June 15, 2017

(2017) 911 Call if you Can, Text if you Can't, Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management, June 15, 2017. Iowa Department of Homeland Security & Emergency Management

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Abstract

The State of Iowa’s (State) initial 9-1-1 system was developed and implemented around legacy wire line technology more than 25 years ago and was not implemented to facilitate the transmission of text messages and data images such as pictures and video. Now with technology has been developed that cellular phones can text to 911.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Homeland Security, Emergency Management, HSEMD, E911
Subjects: Public Safety and consumer protection > Public safety > Emergency management
State government
State government > State agencies
Public Safety
ID Code: 31957
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 16 Apr 2020 15:38
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2020 15:38
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/31957