Text to 9-1-1 in Texas

Text to 9-1-1
In December 2013, NCTCOG 9-1-1 activated 6 more PSAPs to Text to 9-1-1.  The current total is 17 PSAPs in Texas, all within the NCTCOG 9-1-1 region. 
This service is currently available to Verizon Wireless customers only, allowing contact to be made to 9-1-1 via a text message, when a voice call can not be made.
NCTCOG welcomes Stephenville Police Department, Erath County Sheriff's Office, Hood County Sheriff's Office, Somervell County Sheriff's Office, Parker County Sheriff's Office and Weatherford Police Department to being able to accept Text to 9-1-1 messages.
Call If You Can … Text if you Can't

North Central Texas Council of Governments
Website: http://www.nctcog.org/

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