9­-1-­1 Educational Sessions and Tours

Red E. Fox

Red E. Fox is a nationally recognized program designed to target children ages 3 to 7. This program focuses on teaching children the difference between an emergency situation and a non­-emergency situation. When teaching children about 9-1-1our instructors show them how to call 9-1-1, and discuss when it is appropriate to call 9-1-1. The instructors for Red E. Fox are Public Safety Communications' actual personnel. These experienced men and women also emphasize to children the significance of knowing their address and telephone number, as well as the proper way to describe situations to 9-1-1 call-
takers. The 45­-minute program consists of an 18-­minute video, speaker presentation, and age appropriate "take home" materials.

Cell Phone Sally

Cell Phone Sally is the newest member of the 9-1-1 family. In October 2002, the Commission on State Emergency Communications' (CSEC) Public Education program held a contest to name the newest 9-1-1 character. Cell Phone Sally will be helpful in communicating issues regarding wireless phones and 9-1-1 to children ages 4­-7. The new character has already appeared in 9-1-1 educational materials and will soon be in a new video.

To Schedule Educational Sessions and Tours

Public Safety Communications provides educational workshops for civic groups, businesses and citizens. We also have programs available for children of all ages. Tours are scheduled upon request.