New York, NY – January 17, 2017 INdigital and RapidSOS today announced a strategic partnership to provide Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) served by INdigital Next Generation 9-1-1 networks with accurate location and additional data from the RapidSOS NG911 Clearinghouse. Through this partnership, 9-1-1 professionals will be able to access data from the RapidSOS Clearinghouse — including accurate handset location from all smartphone location sensors.
The Bartholomew County dispatch received a text around 9:40 p.m. on Friday in the 1200 block of Lafayette Avenue on a report of a domestic disturbance. The officers eventually made contact with the victim and noted that her neck was red and her left arm was bruised.
The #IAM911 movement began at the end of last August by Ricardo Martinez II, a 9-1-1 dispatcher in Michigan, as an effort on Facebook to assist in the reclassification of public safety telecommunicators from “clerical,” where US Government’s Office of Management and Budget’s Standard Occupational Classification Policy.
Source: RTV6 | The Indy Channel