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9-1-1 Education Month: How Much Do You Know About 9-1-1?

Created Apr 05 2017, 8:24 PM by Paul Cizek
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April is 9-1-1 Education Month. Throughout the month this blog series will highlight many aspects of the emergency response and pay tribute to the men and women behind the call for help.  

It is estimated that on average, individuals in the U.S. and Canada will call for emergency support at least twice during their lifetime. On the other side of the phone is a team of highly trained professionals working hard and following a finely tuned process to get you the help you need.This April, take some time to learn something new about America’s emergency response system.

To start off, let’s test your knowledge on how much you already know about 9-1-1.  

But don’t let the knowledge stop at end of this quiz! Join our Smart Public Safety Webinar on April 19th to learn more about how 9-1-1 call takers focus on capturing citizen information to initiate a faster response.

To continue learning about 9-1-1,listen to how Nashville Emergency Communications Center enhanced safety for citizens and tourist through smart dispatch integration. 

*Statistics in this blog are sourced from Random Facts and Interesting Trivia for the Curious Mind

Paul Cizek is Director of NG9-1-1 Operations at Motorola Solutions.