Being able to text 911 in an emergency will be a service provided by all major cellular carries in the United States beginning on May 15th, 2014. The catch: Just because they provide the service doesn’t mean the emergency communications center in your county will necessarily make it available. Currently it is only available in two Indiana counties, but it is sure to become more prevalent in the future. The article provides a great Q&A regarding how the service works and how it might be used. Please take some time to read over it.