Deaf, Speech- Or Hearing-Impaired

Deaf, Speech- and/or Hearing-Impaired individuals who carry cell phones for texting purposes can now request police, fire or medical assistance in the City of Cincinnati by texting to CPD-9911 (513-273-9911). A trained operator will respond to those text messages 24 hours a day, seven days a week and ensure the appropriate response.

Individuals with a hearing or speech impairment can also dial 711 to access the Telecommunication Relay Service (TRS), a free service.  They will be automatically connected to a TRS operator who will facilitate the communication between parties.