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First responders discuss issues with iPhone crash notifications

| Hansen Hasenberg
In 2022, Apple unveiled the iPhone 14, highlighted by a new feature that detects car crashes and calls for emergency response. While this alert has been heralded for saving lives, it has also prompted unneeded and unsolicited responses from first responders when a notification is sent erroneously.  
Santa Rosa County Dispatch Center received 62 automatic crash notifications from January 1 to April 12.


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