Created on Monday, 13 June 2016 16:06

NEWS RELEASE

June 13th, 2016


Jasper County E-911 Communications Center Launches Text to 9-1-1

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Beginning June 1st, 2016, the Indiana Statewide 9-1-1 Board, in coordination with Sheriff Terry Risner and 9-1-1 Coordinator Ryan King announced that public safety has taken a major move forward with providing Text to 9-1-1. This service is now available to the citizens and visitors of Jasper County, IN.

Wireless customers in Indiana that use Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile or Sprint should keep the following in mind if they send a text to 9-1-1:


Communicating with 9-1-1 dispatchers by voice is more effective than Text To 9-1-1. Using text should be limited to the following circumstances:

NEWS RELEASE BY: Terry J. Risner, Sheriff of Jasper County