Serves as the PSAP (Pubic Safety Answering Point) answering and distribution point for all 911 emergency and non-emergency requests for assistance in Frederick County.
Provides both Basic 911 and Enhanced 911 (E911) which provides more specific location information on the whereabouts of a wireless caller by using latitude and longitude.
Note: Frederick County utilizes TEXT to 911. This allows the public to TEXT an emergency to 911. We are working on NEXTGEN 911 (NG911) which will allow pictures and video to be sent to 911 along with texting.