Text-to-911

text-to-911

When should you Text-to-911?
  • You are deaf or hard of hearing
  • You are speech impaired
  • Making a voice call places you in a dangerous situation
  • You have tried to call 911, but can't get phone reception

Things to remember about Text-to-911:
  • Always provide your exact location and the nature of the emergency
  • Remember to silence your phone if you are in a dangerous situation
  • Avoid using slang, social media jargon or abbreviations
  • Do not send photos, emojis or videos
  • Do not send a group text

For more information about Text-to-911 in Citrus County, visit https://www.sheriffcitrus.org/dispatch-center-911-citrus-county.php