911 (1968) and 311 (2002)

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Thu Jan 31 01:44:17 UTC 2002

   From the NEW YORK POST, 30 January 2002, pg. 7, col. 2:

   Mayor Bloomberg will propose a new 311 phone service to divert non-emergency calls from the overburdened 911 system in his first State of the City speech today, aides said.


fire       OPERATOR
police     440-1234
ambulance  440-1234
doctor     879-1000*
coast guard 264-8770
FBI        535-7700
Service Representative  Dial 811
Repairman  Dial 611
Information--Manhattan  Dial 411

fire       "0" (Operator)
ambulance  dial 911
911--A FIRST FOR NEW YORK:  New York is the first major city in the nation to have this new Universal Emergency Number--911, the fastest way to get help in an emergency.  Easy to remember, quick to dial, 911 puts you right through to the high-speed communications network of New York City's Police Department.

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