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St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office Shares Results of Text to 911 System

Once a text message comes in authorities are already working to locate the person who sent the message.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Text to 911 system has been working well for the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office¬†after being introduced just three months ago. The department receives an average of two emergency text messages a day. When a message comes through it shows up on a dashboard¬†with location coordinates. The coordinates are then placed into a mapping system to…