2017 911 Whatis ArticleEnhanced 911
Madison County 911 Center

Enhanced 911, or E-911, is an enhanced version of a typical Caller ID system. The difference between Enhanced 911 and regular Caller ID is the amount of information provided to dispatchers when you call 911. Regular Caller ID provides the caller's name and phone number. Enhanced 911 displays the caller's name, phone number, and street address,

Having the location immediately displayed on each 911 call allows the dispatcher to quickly confirm the location where help is needed. The sooner our dispatchers can verify a location, the sooner they can send help to you.


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