Text-to-911 used for aid in dangerous traffic stop

8th January, 2016 by

By scott miller

VAIL — The Vail Public Safety Communications center received a 911 call at 11:45 p.m. on Dec. 26 from a female reporting her boyfriend as suicidal. The man and woman were in a vehicle headed westbound on Interstate 70 near Gypsum. The caller was unable to stay on the phone due to the agitation of her boyfriend, who was driving, and disconnected the call. The suicidal person was threatening to shoot himself if he saw any law enforcement officers. The caller sent a text to 911, which was received by Vail Public Safety Communications. The dispatcher and the caller maintained …

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