When 911 Goes Down, Then What?
Gloria Johns | San Angelo Live
In the last 30 days you’ve probably received more than one nixle from the Tom Green County Sheriff’s Office or the San Angelo Police Department (SAPD) alerting the community that 911 emergency service has been interrupted.
A local number is included with the nixle that can be called for emergencies in the interim. Thursday’s nixle read; “Tom Green County Sheriff: Verizon experiencing issues with 911 calls. To report an emergency outside city limits please call 325-655-8111.”
Under normal conditions, SAPD receives all 911 calls and then dispatches to the appropriate department…(Read the full story).