No person shall call or otherwise cause the number nine-one-one (911) to be called
for the purpose of knowingly making a false alarm or complaint or reporting false
information that could result in the dispatch of emergency services from any public
agency as defined in § 39-21.1-3(7). Any person violating the provisions of this section, upon conviction, shall be guilty
of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000)
or imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year, or both.
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