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Solutions to Strengthen U.S. Public Safety Communications, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, Second Session, September 26, 2018   [open pdf - 3MB]

This is the September 26, 2018 hearing on "Solutions to Strengthen U.S. Public Safety Communications" held before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. From the opening statement of Leonard Lance: "Since the inception of 9-1-1 as the nationwide emergency telephone number in 1968, 9-1-1 call centers around the country have saved countless lives by giving the public a quick and easy way to request assistance in times of emergency. Technological advances over the years such as geolocation have opened up opportunities to improve upon the system, allowing law enforcement officers to receive the approximate location of where a call has originated." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Eddie Reyes, James Curry, and Paul Starks.

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Serial No. 115-168
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2019
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Public Domain
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