"Peace of mind for you, your family and friends"
can occur at any time. For the frail elderly, and the disabled,
emergencies can be especially threatening if the person is not able to reach the
telephone to call 911.
East Point Police Department has a computer system that gives us the capability
to provide reassurance that you or a loved one will be contacted at least once a
day, thus ensuring that help will be dispatched if an emergency has occurred.
You O.K. FAQ's
is Are You O.K. (RUOK)?
computer located in the 911 Emergency Dispatch Center calls an elderly or
home bound individual of any age on a daily basis to ensure that they are
does the program work?
a time you designate, the computer will automatically dial your number and
wait for an answer. When you pick up the telephone you will hear a
brief message. Once you speak, the computer assumes you are O.K. and
the call is completed.
I be speaking to a live person?
A pre-recorded message will play when you answer the phone.
if I can't answer the telephone immediately?
computer will redial your number. If you do not respond to the second
call, an alarm goes off and the dispatcher will telephone whomever you have
designated as contact person who has a key to your house or apartment.
happens if the contact people can't be reached?
East Point Police department will go to your residence to check on your
much does this service cost?
is no charge for this service. It is FREE for residents of the City of
East Point, GA.
do I sign up?
the East Point Police Department @ (404)
559-6218, and an officer will come to your home and complete the enrollment