Transform911 Crash Course
Not sure where to start learning about the 911 system? Transform911 is creating a brief collection of videos to serve as an introduction to 911, a primer on its history, and an overview of the challenges we hope to address. More videos coming soon!
Katrina Feldkamp, JD, Staff Attorney at Bronx Legal Services, and Rebecca Neusteter, PhD, Executive Director of the University of Chicago Health Lab, discuss the history of the 911 system in the United States.
See also their article “The Little Known, Racist History of the 911 Emergency Call System”: https://inthesetimes.com/article/911-emergency-service-racist-history-civil-rights