Allen County Becomes Text-to-9-1-1 Compatible

Posted on May 10, 2022

Allen County is now text compatible and can receive text-to-9-1-1 emergency messaging. 

Wireless customers can send a text, up to 140 characters, to 9-1-1 in an emergency. 

Text to 9-1-1 should only be used in an emergency when placing a call is not possible.

For example, if the caller is deaf, hard-of-hearing or speech impaired.

Allen County residents can also text to 9-1-1 when speaking aloud would put the caller in danger.

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