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​​​​​​​​ Text-to-911 allows you to send text messages to local 911 dispatch centers during an emergency, when calling is not an option. It is especially useful for people who may be deaf, hard-of-hearing or speech impaired or if speaking out loud puts you in danger.

Text to 911
Text to 911 is now available in Broward County for use if you're hearing or speech-impaired or if calling during an emergency would endanger your life, Situations include a home invasion robbery or active shooter. Call if you can, Text only if you can't.