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Office of Communications

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

News Releases

December 18, 2018
​ST. PAUL — The first year of Minnesota’s statewide Text-to-911 system is showing that the service is saving lives and making it easier to contact first responders.   …

August 15, 2018
​ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Emergency Communication Networks division (DPS-ECN) has received information from the state’s 911 provider regarding a statewide …

May 4, 2018
​ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s law enforcement, fire and emergency medical services personnel and sovereign nations now have the opportunity to sign up for the dedicated nationwide public …

December 5, 2017
​ST. PAUL — In an emergency, dialing 911 is a call for help. But people with hearing loss or those who must remain quiet in a dangerous situation aren’t able to place a call safely or …