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Suffolk Legislature to Vote on Next Generation 911 Implementation Study

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Hahn: "It’s What’s Next in Protecting Public Safety."

Riverhead, NY - June 16, 2014 - The Suffolk County Legislature tomorrow will vote on a bill to study the feasibility of utilizing Next Generation 911 (NG-911) Technology. The Introductory Resolution, sponsored by Legislator Kara Hahn (D-Setauket), will give the Suffolk County Police Department’s Division of Information Technology 120  days to analyze the costs and benefits associated with upgrading the current 911 system to NG-911, which allows for callers to transmit text, images, video and data to operators in real-time, without needing to disconnect the call. This information can be helpful to responding officers searching for a suspect or in assessing an active scene.
 
The Legislature’s Public Safety Committee unanimously approved the bill during its meeting last Thursday.
 
What:  Vote on Introductory Resolution 1582-2014, a bill directing the Police Department to study the feasibility of utilizing Next Generation 911 Technology.
 
When:  June 17, 2014 – After 4:00PM
 
Where:  Evans K. Griffing Building
300 Center Drive
Riverhead, New York 11787
 
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