SoCal Residents Can Now Text 911 in an Emergency - NBC Southern California

    SoCal Residents Can Now Text 911 in an Emergency

    Anyone with a mobile phone can now text an emergency to 911. The service aims to help those who are deaf, hearing-impaired or caught in a dangerous situation. All major police agencies are involved, though the feature struggles with pinpointing a caller's exact location and isn't adapted for multiple languages. Lolita Lopez reports for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Published Friday, Dec 1, 2017) Anyone with a mobile phone can now text an emergency to 911. The service aims to help those who are deaf, hearing-impaired or caught in a dangerous... See More