Text to 911 now available

Published on November 19, 2020

graphic of a mobile phone with 911 on it

If you’re unable to call 911 in an emergency, text your emergency and address or location to 911 immediately.

The Tarrant County 9-1-1 District has launched text to 911. Tarrant County residents can use the service to request first-responder assistance. The 911 service cannot receive photos, videos or audio clips. Language translation services are not available when texting.

To learn more, email the Tarrant County 9-1-1 District at 817-334-0911.


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