The Kansas City Police Department’s communications unit, located inside Police Headquarters downtown, is shown in this 2013 file photo. Text-to-911 service now fully operational at all emergency dispatch centers in the Kansas City metro area, the Mid-America Regional Council announced last week.
The Kansas City Police Department’s communications unit, located inside Police Headquarters downtown, is shown in this 2013 file photo. Text-to-911 service now fully operational at all emergency dispatch centers in the Kansas City metro area, the Mid-America Regional Council announced last week. File photo by David Eulitt deulitt@kcstar.com
The Kansas City Police Department’s communications unit, located inside Police Headquarters downtown, is shown in this 2013 file photo. Text-to-911 service now fully operational at all emergency dispatch centers in the Kansas City metro area, the Mid-America Regional Council announced last week. File photo by David Eulitt deulitt@kcstar.com

Texting to 911 now available in Kansas City area

February 21, 2016 10:00 PM