What should I teach my children about 911?
Teach your children their address and phone number!
  • Help your child memorize their home address and phone number in case they ever have to call.
  • Make sure they know not to play with the phone.
  • Practice scenarios with your children and teach them what an emergency is.
  • All of Irving's Elementary Schools are given 911 training material for second grade students. Talk to your children.

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1. Can I call 911 for non-emergency purposes?
2. What are some examples of appropriate times to call 911?
3. What is the most important thing I need to know when calling 911?
4. Can I text 911?
5. What if I speak another language?
6. How does 911 work in the Metroplex?
7. What should I do if no one is answering and I receive a busy signal or message?
8. What should I do If I have to hang up?
9. What can I expect to happen in the call with the dispatcher?
10. What should I teach my children about 911?
11. Can I see or speak with the officer who responds to my call?
12. Can old, uninitialized (non-service) cell phones dial 911?
13. How does 911 Work?