TITLE

Public safety eases E-911 stance

AUTHOR(S)
Silva, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
RCR Wireless News;7/28/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that public-safety groups object the 911 location accuracy standard proposed by federal regulators calling the rule as unworkable. The groups persuaded the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that the guidelines should be relaxed. According to Willis Carter, president of Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International Inc., the policy shift was prompted in part by changes in the public safety answering point (PSAP) community.
ACCESSION #
34172707

 

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