With Smart911, citizens can link both home and work addresses to mobile phones, which can be passed on to responders in the field for more a detailed, rapid response. Additional information including pets in the home, vehicle details in the event of an accident, and even emergency contacts can all be included in a Safety Profile. All information is optional and the citizen has the ability to choose what details they would like to include.
Residents in Galesburg and the rest of Knox County can now take advantage of the “Smart 911” service that gives first responders more detailed information during emergencies. Using Smart 911, individuals and families can create a safety profile with information about location, health history and other factors that can make the difference in a life-and-death situation.
Smart911 is a new emergency service that is now available to people in Knox County. “I think it’s important because we’re enhancing that basic service that would be provided to us on that cell phone,” Vicki Miller, the Galesburg/Knox County 911 Coordinator, said. Now when people in Knox county call 911, they can count on getting the help they need faster than ever.
FOXBORO — A new 911 enhancement, called Smart911, is now available in town. Smart911 is a free, secure service that allows individuals and families to sign up online to provide key information to 911 call takers during an emergency. It includes new tools to create safety profiles for a faster, more informed response, officials say.
FOXBORO — Foxboro residents will have the option of speedier help during medical or other “911” emergencies this fall. The cops and paramedics don’t plan to drive faster. Instead, they can be better prepared with instant access to key medical facts or other information which the phone user chooses to input, in advance, into an upgraded 911 system.
Foxboro public safety officials in are announcing a new 9-1-1 enhancement, called Smart911, which is now available to all individuals staying in town. Smart911 is a free service that allows individuals and families to sign up online to provide key information to 9-1-1 call takers during an emergency.
Early in the morning on September 7th dispatcher Wiechethal received a call from a veteran crisis line. They informed him that there was a woman calling in and stating that she was going to kill herself by walking into traffic. The crisis line had very little information to go on with just a name which they relayed to Ionia Dispatch.
In Pulaski County, a new service is being offered to people so first responders can better help them in times of emergency. The “Smart 911” service will help them help citizens more efficiently.
When the 9-1-1 operator gets a call, their job is to help. They work to get all the necessary information, but sometimes they may not get enough.
Now, the Joint 911 Communications Center has a new system in place called “Smart 911”.
On behalf of Wyoming County we are proud to be here today as we take a step forward in enhancing our 9-1-1 and emergency response capabilities for all residents. Wyoming County is pleased to announce that we have implemented a new system to improve 9-1-1 services for all citizens. Smart911 is a service which will allow all residents and visitors in Wyoming County to provide information about themselves and their family to 9-1-1 prior to an emergency. This private and secure Safety Profile will display automatically to the 9-1-1 call taker immediately when a citizens dials 9-1-1. Call takers and emergency responders can now be provided vital personal and medical information to help understand and respond to an emergency faster and with more detail.
It is called Smart911. Using this system, people can create their own safety profile, which includes things like medical history, family member contact information, entry ways into your home and even pet information.