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Find Me 911 is an effort supported by more than 145,000 individuals, as well as national and local organizations representing a broad range of 911 operators and first responders – emergency medical services personnel, fire fighters and police. Find Me 911 seeks to ensure that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) move to quickly establish a reasonable, measurable level of location accuracy for emergency calls made indoors, enabling first responders to locate emergency calls from wireless phones from all locations rapidly and efficiently.

News from Find Me 911 Coalition:

FCC Data: 9 out of 10 Wireless 9-1-1 Calls in D.C. Lack Accurate Caller Location Information

Data Obtained via Freedom of Information Act Shows Urgent Need for Indoor Location Accuracy Requirements Proposed by FCC
WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – New data obtained from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) show that…

Nation's Leading Public Safety Orgs Offer Unanimous Support for FCC Rule to Help Find Wireless 911 Callers

FCC Filings Submitted by Groups Representing 911, Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, EMS, Public Safety, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, and Public Health
WASHINGTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – A unified front of the nation's leading public safety and public health organizations submitted comm…

Survey of 9-1-1 Dispatchers Finds Many Indoor Callers Cannot Be Located on Wireless Phones

Most 9-1-1 Dispatchers Say They Regularly Receive Inaccurate Wireless Location Data from Carriers; Offer Near Unanimous Support for Proposed FCC Rule Requiring Indoor Location Accuracy
WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — A survey of managers and dispatchers from Public Safety Answer…

FCC Data Show 9-1-1 Location Failures in Oregon

Nearly Half of 9-1-1 Calls From Cell Phones in Oregon Delivered Without Accurate Location Information; Accuracy Falling Over Time
WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — A new analysis of data released by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) shows that nearly half of all calls rec…

FCC Data Shows 9-1-1 Location Failures in North Carolina

Nearly Half of 9-1-1- Calls from Cell Phones in State Delivered Without Accurate Location Information; Accuracy Falls Over Past Year
WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – A new analysis of data released by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) shows that nearly half of all calls…

FCC Data Show More Than One-Third of 9-1-1 Calls from Cell Phones in Utah Delivered Without Accurate Location Information

Law Enforcement, Public Safety and Emergency Response Groups Appear at FCC Panel This Week, Urge FCC to Take Immediate Action
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – A new analysis of data released by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) shows that more than one-third of all call…

Law Enforcement, Public Safety, and Emergency Response Orgs Urge FCC to Address Wireless 9-1-1 Crisis

Groups Unveils Banner at Press Event Outside FCC at Start of Commission Workshop on e911 Location Accuracy
WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Prominent law enforcement, public safety, and emergency response organizations held a press event outside the Federal Communications Comm…

New Data Show 65% of 9-1-1 Calls from Cell Phones in Delaware County Delivered Without Caller Location Information

Data Filed with FCC Shows Nearly 490K Calls Arrived Without Accurate Location Information Since 2011
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – New data released by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) show that more than two-thirds of the calls to the 9-1-1 emergency center in Del…

New Data Show More than 2/3 of Texas 9-1-1 Calls from Cell Phones Delivered Without Location Information

Data Filed with FCC Shows More than 400K Calls Arrived Without Accurate Location Info in 2013, Huge Decline in Location Quality Since 2011
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — New data released by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) show that more than two-thirds of the calls to 9…