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Jul 12, 2017, 09:00 ET Kari's Law Requires Direct Access to 9-1-1 September 1st, 2017

Owners of multi-line telephone systems (MLTS) in Texas are now required to provide direct-dial access to 9-1-1 without having to dial an additional...


Nov 30, 2007, 00:00 ET New Campaign Educates Texans about Calling 9-1-1

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Commission on State Emergency Communications (CSEC) together with the 9-1-1 Public...


Aug 27, 2003, 01:00 ET State Agency Honors Ten Texas Telecommunicators in Plano

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- "9-1-1 what is your emergency?" these are the first words of trust that a person depends on when they dial...


Apr 10, 2003, 01:00 ET New 9-1-1 Cell Phone Character to the Rescue

AUSTIN, Texas, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell Phone Sally has been unveiled by the Texas Commission on State Emergency Communications (CSEC) as...


Apr 09, 2001, 01:00 ET Six Texas Telecommunicators Honored in Austin; 9-1-1 Telecommunicators Week: April 8-14, 2001

AUSTIN, Texas, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, a time to honor those individuals who perform dispatching...