Smart911 For Emergency Calls Launched by Nashville

Posted by on Jul 31, 2010 | Leave a Comment

On Friday, A leading provider of software safety solutions, Nashville Emergency Communications Center and Rave Mobile Safety has launched Smart911 Service for Emergency Calls. Smart911 allows citizens to submit information such as medical conditions or disabilities through a secure web site that can be accessed during an emergency call.

Smart911 For Emergency Calls Launched by Nashville

Smart911 is a web-based program, wherein people can sign up for free, register their phone and take immediately any critical information about themselves or their family by calling at 911. People can register landlines or Cell phones and as many as you want for your household. If you are in particular types of medicine that could be critical in a medical event, you can put that information in there as well.

Nashville Emergency Communications Center Director Duane Phillips said “Smart911 provides us with critical information about callers that will help us more efficiently process emergency calls for service.”

Amanda Sluss of the Office of Emergency Management said, “You can register how many children do you have in your household, and you can put their pictures in there.” “And let’s say we have a missing child incident. Those pictures are immediately made available to the police.”

Smart91l provides citizens with the facility to submit information that they want to make available to 9-1-1 call takers through a secure web site at People can include information like children’s photos, medical conditions, home addresses of mobile phone callers, disabilities or other rescue-related information. After submitting this information, Smart911 sends this information automatically with any 9-1-1 call to the call taker’s work station at participating Public Service Answering Points (PSAPs). This service supports citizen demand for the ability to easily provide and manage special needs data.

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