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May 16, 2014, 11:11 ET
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Nation's Leading Public Safety Orgs Offer Unanimous Support for FCC Rule to Help Find Wireless 911 Callers

 A unified front of the nation's leading public safety and public health organizations submitted comments this week in support of a proposed...

Apr 24, 2014, 11:28 ET
Nearly every 9-1-1 call center has received calls in the last year from callers who could not share their locations. Source: Find Me 911 survey (PRNewsFoto/Find Me 911 Coalition)

Survey of 9-1-1 Dispatchers Finds Many Indoor Callers Cannot Be Located on Wireless Phones

A survey of managers and dispatchers from Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) that handle 9-1-1 calls in all 50 states found that most...

Dec 10, 2013, 14:36 ET
FCC data show nearly half of 9-1-1 calls in Oregon from cell phones lack accurate location info. Source: Federal Communications Commission, http://www.fcc.gov/encyclopedia/phase-2-data-sets. (PRNewsFoto/Find Me 911 Coalition)

FCC Data Show 9-1-1 Location Failures in Oregon

A new analysis of data released by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) shows that nearly half of all calls received by 9-1-1...

Dec 03, 2013, 13:40 ET
Jason Barbour, 911 Director for Johnston County, North Carolina, joins public safety leaders at event in Washington on November 18th to urge the FCC to improve 9-1-1 location accuracy.chart. (PRNewsFoto/Find Me 911 Coalition)

FCC Data Shows 9-1-1 Location Failures in North Carolina

 A new analysis of data released by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) shows that nearly half of all calls received by 9-1-1...

Nov 21, 2013, 12:54 ET
FCC data show 1/3 of Utah 9-1-1 calls from cell phones lack location information. Source: Federal Communications Commission, http://www.fcc.gov/encyclopedia/phase-2-data-sets.  (PRNewsFoto/Find Me 911 Coalition)

FCC Data Show More Than One-Third of 9-1-1 Calls from Cell Phones in Utah Delivered Without Accurate Location Information

 A new analysis of data released by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) shows that more than one-third of all calls received by...

Nov 18, 2013, 18:35 ET
Leaders of Law Enforcement, Public Safety, And Emergency Response Orgs Unveil Banner Urging FCC To Address Wireless 9-1-1 Crisis.  (PRNewsFoto/Find Me 911 Coalition)

Law Enforcement, Public Safety, and Emergency Response Orgs Urge FCC to Address Wireless 9-1-1 Crisis

 Prominent law enforcement, public safety, and emergency response organizations held a press event outside the Federal Communications...

Nov 12, 2013, 14:51 ET
FCC data shows a dramatic increase in 9-1-1 calls without accurate location information. Source: Federal Communications Commission, http://www.fcc.gov/encyclopedia/phase-2-data-sets.   (PRNewsFoto/Find Me 911 Coalition)

New Data Show 65% of 9-1-1 Calls from Cell Phones in Delaware County Delivered Without Caller Location Information

 New data released by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) show that more than two-thirds of the calls to the 9-1-1 emergency...

Nov 07, 2013, 14:30 ET
1. FCC data show drop in accurate locations for 9-1-1 calls from wireless phones. (Source: Federal Communications Commission, http://www.fcc.gov/encyclopedia/phase-2-data-sets).  (PRNewsFoto/Find Me 911 Coalition)

New Data Show More than 2/3 of Texas 9-1-1 Calls from Cell Phones Delivered Without Location Information

New data released by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) show that more than two-thirds of the calls to 9-1-1 emergency centers in...