For the first time, FCC regulations will cover location of 911 calls placed within buildings.
Historically, the FCC’s requirements for accuracy in determining and transmitting the location of wireless 911 calls were...more
As part of its unrealized effort to bring policy coherence to the migration of traditional switch-based telephone networks towards all IP-based architectures, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently commenced a...more
In the closing days of its September term, the Illinois Supreme Court agreed to decide a question of potentially great import for Illinois first responders: do public entities and their employees owe a tort duty of care to...more
SC19095 - Edgerton v. Clinton / SC19095 Dissent - Edgerton v. Clinton -
Town appealed a $12 million jury verdict when a volunteer fire fighter was sideswiped and then took off after the offending vehicle. He relayed to...more
Have you ever wondered, as a parent, as a child, or perhaps as a college roommate, what the police can do when you call 911 on behalf of another? In Stricker v. Twp. of Cambridge, Case No. 11-1998 (6th Cir. Jan. 14, 2013),...more
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