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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 09, 2001
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(Studio: Antonio Mora) Report introduced.

(No location given: Suzanne Malveaux) The new "reverse 911" computer phone system that enables police and fire departments to telephone people's homes and businesses with instant messages examined; details given about the system's capabilities as a kind of public service telemarketing. [DuPage County, Illinois, sheriff's office Jennifer BOSTICK, Bellevue police department Marcia HARNDEN, University of Pennsylvania criminologist professor Lawrence SHERMAN, Reverse 911 founder and chairman Albert LANGSENKAMP - comment on the messaging system.] [Patient's son John DORN - explains how the system helped find his missing parent.]

Malveaux, Suzanne;
Mora, Antonio

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