911 Texting Service Launches Today For Verizon Customers

By Ian Hoover- 21Alive

911 Texting Service Launches Today For Verizon Customers

May 14, 2014 Updated May 14, 2014 at 1:02 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- A new Indiana statewide 911 system is launching today for Verizon customers.

If you have Verizon wireless, you will now be able to text 911 if you have an emergency. It is all part of a new program that focuses on safety and quicker communication.

A local Fort Wayne company helped to design the software.




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