February 16, 1968 sees the first official “911” call placed in the United States. Now taken for granted as first course of action in the event of emergency by nearly all of the nation’s 327 million people, 911 is a relatively recent invention and was still not standard across the United States for many years after its adoption by Congress
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November 6, 2019
The Kansas 911 Coordinating Council has awarded 30 grants, totaling $1,800,000 and supporting 36 different PSAPs. This is the full amount of the Federal Grant for this subgrant project.
It is possible that the actual funds used by the awardees will total less than their grant applications. Should that happen, any remaining funds will be awarded on a “first-come, first-served” basis. While there is no guarantee of how much money, if any, will be available, applications will continue to be accepted to establish a waiting list.
Kansas 911 Coordinating Council Subgrant Committee