Menifee PD announces new 10-digit emergency phone number

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Have you ever called 911 from your cellphone intending to get your local police department, but instead were transferred to the California Highway Patrol (CHP)? You’re not alone. Although CHP will get you to your local police department, there will be a short transfer delay. Reaching CHP happens due to the location of cell towers. The cell tower system uses information from the primary cell tower, cell tower triangulation, and GPS information from the cellphone. Although this technology is amazing, if the 911 caller is on or near a freeway, there is a high likelihood the call will be routed to CHP. Today, we have a solution to ensure you get Menifee PD if you’re calling Menifee PD in an emergency, from your cellphone. We created a 10-digit emergency number you can use from your
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