How does 9-1-1 work?

Your 9-1-1 call will be answered by a 9-1-1 telecommunicator who is trained in handling 9-1-1 telephone calls. The 9-1-1 telecommunicators are trained to ask questions to help determine the appropriate agencies to respond to the emergency.

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1. What is 9-1-1?
2. When should I dial 9-1-1?
3. Where can I dial 9-1-1?
4. How does 9-1-1 work?
5. What if my phone requires an access number for an outside line?
6. How do I use 9-1-1?