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“Next Gen 911″ Bill Submitted

March 14th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

It is time for Maryland’s “Next Gen 911,” according to state Senator Cheryl Kagan. Kagan’s submitted bills would tackle a number of the current system’s shortcomings, including allowing users to text their information to 911 versus having to talk to a call operator. Kagan said in cases such as home invasions, a homeowner would want to avoid being overheard by an intruder. With the next generation of 911, Kagan said a victim would be able to text their request for help to an emergency call center. The senator said her proposal takes a statewide approach…

 

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