He states the written text-to-911 service could provide invaluable assist in situations where initiating a voice call might be too harmful.
He reported the massacre in the Pulse nightclub in Orlando for example.
He states frequently in emergencies people cannot talk over the telephone but could text.
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NEW You are able to (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer is advocating the government Communications Commission to permit New Yorkers to text 911 dispatchers during emergencies.
Schumer is asking the FCC and make contact with service providers to utilize the town to obtain the service going.
He states 20 areas over the condition already provide the service. He states New You are able to City, New York along with other areas of the metropolitan area must have it too.
The Democrat spoke prior to the Gay Pride Parade in New You are able to City on Sunday.