New York City Residents Still Can’t Text An Emergency To 911

new-york-city-residents-still-cant-text-an-emergency-to-911You can practically text or order anything from your smart phone, but New York City residents still can’t text an emergency call to 911 because that service is currently unavailable. So, how do people who can’t hear or speak place a 911 call? Unfortunately, no services have been implemented in New York City. Elizabeth Grossman, DRNY’s director, joined WNYC’s Richard Hake to explain the need for these services, and how 911 texting has worked in other states.

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