Texting 911 may be coming to Utah system

New system would include ability to text or send pictures, videos to dispatchers; current 911 system based on landline telephone networks


By Pat Reavy
Deseret Morning News

SALT LAKE CITY — The ability to text or send pictures and videos to 911 emergency dispatchers may be coming soon.

The executive director of the Valley Emergency Communications Center told a legislative interim committee Wednesday that the next generation of 911 is coming.

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