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Calls for Service

  • By: John D. Cohen
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

The number 9-1-1 has been designated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as the three-digit “Universal Emergency (telephone) Number” for public use throughout the United States to request emergency assistance. This nationwide telephone number is intended to give the ...

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