Philippines 911 - updates

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Lawmaker wants emergency hotline prank callers penalized

Aug 02, 2016 - 8:20 PM

Muntinlupa Representative Ruffy Biazon files the Anti Prank Caller Act after the 911 hotline received 1 119 dropped calls and 304 prank calls on its first day of implementation

NO TO PRANK CALLERS. Muntinlupa Representative Ruffy Biazon wants to penalize prank callers of the 911 hotline.

Slow 911 response? Dial 8888

Aug 01, 2016 - 4:45 PM

PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa says the two hotlines complement each other

Philippine National Police Director General Ronald dela Rosa reminds the public to use the National Emergency Hotline 911 responsibly during the launch at Camp Crame, Quezon City on August 1. PDG dela Rosa also warned the pranksters that they are now being traced and will be punished accordingly. ALBERT ALCAIN/PPD

PH-wide 911: Birth pains, long-term dreams

Aug 01, 2016 - 3:25 PM

The 911 hotline activated on the first day of August can directly connect only to police units Will it soon be expanded?

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