Will the call taker always know where I am?
Unfortunately, the call taker may not know where you are, especially if you are calling from a wireless device. It is important to be aware of your surroundings. Make a real effort to be as detailed as possible. If you are outside and don't know the street address, take a look around and try to find landmarks or cross streets. If you are inside a large building or one with multiple levels, you can help emergency services by letting them know which floor you are on or which apartment you are in.

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1. How do I know when to call 9-1-1?
2. Will the call taker always know where I am?
3. What should I teach my kids to help them call 9-1-1?
4. Can I text or instant message (IM) to 9-1-1?
5. What if I accidentally called 9-1-1?
6. Can I let my kids play with old cell phones?