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Old 09-09-2019, 03:01 PM   #397
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Originally Posted by dynoguy88 View Post
Indeed. Just for reference - In 1989, only 50% of the country had access to 911. That number rose to 99% a decade later but the 80s were a different time. If you hopped in a time machine and talked to little kids about 911 in the 80s, you would get nothing close to what they know today.
That is surprising. In Canada, it was much higher during that same period of time. Incidentally, 9-1-1 was first implemented in Winnipeg, Canada, the city I was born in. I believe the 9-1-1 system came into effect in the late 50s here, so by the 80s, it was well known in most Canadian cities, I guess it may have been implemented much later in America.
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