Connecticut General Statutes Title 28. Civil Preparedness and Emergency Services § 28-28. Emergency service requests from outside of jurisdiction. Advertisement of emergency telephone numbers other than 9-1-1 prohibited
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(a) A public safety agency which receives a request for emergency service outside of its jurisdiction shall promptly forward the request to the public safety answering point or public safety agency responsible for that geographical area. Any emergency unit dispatched to a location outside its jurisdiction in response to such a request shall render service to the requesting party until relieved by the public safety agency responsible for that geographical area.
(b) Municipalities may enter into written cooperative agreements to carry out the provisions of subsection (a) of this section.
(c) No public safety agency shall advertise or otherwise promote the use of any telephone number for emergency response services other than “9-1-1”, except when enhanced 9-1-1 service or the next generation 9-1-1 telecommunication system is not in operation.
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