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Would your child know how to call 911 in an emergency?

TODAY | May 8, 2017

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TODAY May 8, 2017

We are often amazed by kids who make those hard yet calm and courageous phone calls to 911 operators in an emergency. While it is reassuring to hear those recorded calls, how do you know if your kids know who to call during an emergency? In a recent experiment by TODAY and the New Jersey police department, many parents who had the conversation with their kids about making 911 calls were surprised and shocked by how their kids responded when they were put to the test.