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Smart 911
New & Free Emergency Service
Porter County now offers a free, new service to help you when you call 911.

Once you've signed up, first responders will be provided important information that will help them address your emergency. This information - including photos, medical issues and current location - can help Police, Fire, and EMS locate and help you.
  • Brought to you by Porter County Government
  • Program supported by existing 911 fees - free to register
  • 100% private and secure

Better informed first responders are better equipped to help you. With Smart911 paramedics are aware of critical medical information like Alzheimer's or allergies. Police have children's photos in case of an Amber Alert and Fire Fighters know household details - ensuring that everyone is rescued during an evacuation - even pets.

How it Works
The software provides citizens with the ability to enter information that they want to make available to 911 call takers through a secure website. Smart911 then delivers this information automatically with any 911 call placed within Porter County to the call taker's work station at the Emergency Communications Center.

Details That Are Shared
You decide what details are shared. Smart911 allows you to store any critical care and emergency rescue information online in advance of any emergency. Information can include children's photos, medical conditions, home addresses of mobile phone callers, disabilities or other rescue-related information. The complete list of options is available for viewing online.

The registration process is quick and easy; it's just four simple steps! After completing the steps, you will have a chance to add optional information or edit the information you have provided. You must complete every step or the service will not work until you have added and confirmed a phone number.

Spreading the Word
Protect your family and community - tell them about this free service. Email them or tell them via Facebook.