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The first usage of 9-1-1 was in Haleyville, Alabama in January 1968. 9-1-1 was intended to be an easy number to remember to contact law enforcement, fire, and EMS agencies.
Lebanon has an Enhanced 9-1-1 (E-911) system, which displays the caller’s address and telephone number at the Communications Center.
Making an Emergency Call
Dial 9-1-1 for emergencies only. Emergencies include:
Any type of fire (business, car, building, etc.)
Crimes in progress, life-threatening or not
Life-threatening situations (fights, persons with weapons, etc.)
Serious medical problems (chest pains, seizures, bleeding, etc.)
Emergency call tips:
Don’t dial 9-1-1 to test the your telephone or the 9-1-1 system. This takes the dispatcher away from true emergencies.
Don’t hang up if you accidentally dial 9-1-1. Your telephone number and address appears on the computer screen and the dispatcher needs to call you back and / or send an officer to the house. Stay on the line and explain that you dialed 9-1-1 accidentally.
Don't program 9-1-1 into your phone. You will not forget the number and it only invites accidental dialing.
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