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

UPDATED February 23, 2016 06:37 AM

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