The Stone County Sheriffs Office ha setup the smart 911 program. to get more information on this see the website www.smart911.com . You can enter information about yourself and the people that live with you, information about your house, how to find it, add photos, let responders know how to get there, closest hydrants, where utilities are located, medical information. This will allow first responders to get the most information, to come assist you on any type of emergency's.
from the website:
When you call 9-1-1 today, the operator receives very little information about you – basically just your phone number and your general location. In a situation where seconds count, being able to provide the operator with other critical information about you and your family the instant your call is made can be the difference between life and death. Smart911 was created by leaders in the fields of privacy and information management with the firm belief that providing 9-1-1 with additional timely information about you when you call, can help speed and enhance the effectiveness of an emergency response. We are helping protect millions each and every day.
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What Is Smart911?
Smart911 allows citizens to enter information through a secure web site that they want to make available to 9-1-1 operators in the event they call 9-1-1. When they call 9-1-1 the data automatically displays on the call takers work station and is also made available to police, fire and EMS in the field helping them respond more quickly and effectively. It is a patented software solution that works seamlessly in today’s infrastructure as well as future Next-generation solutions.
Real world use cases
Missing child With Smart911, the 9-1-1 operator can see a high quality photo of the missing child, issue an Amber Alert and forward the photo to field officers immediately after the call. A map of the child's last known location is included.
Confused or disabled caller With Smart911, the 9-1-1 operator can view the medical profile of a confused or disabled caller. If an Alzheimer's sufferer cannot remember his/her home address or an Asthma sufferer is unable to speak, the 9-1-1 center will still be able to effectively dispatch help.
Deaf or hard-of-hearing caller Over 20 million Americans are hard-of-hearing. For these people and anyone else who may have trouble communicating with a 9-1-1 dispatcher over the phone, Smart911 offers an innovative way to both preload data and communicate via SMS.
Severe Allergies With Smart911, anytime you dial 9-1-1 the operator will see your name, allergy, and current location on-screen. Even if you're unable to speak, EMS will be dispatched to your location with an EpiPen in hand