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A person commits the crime of improper use of emergency telephone system by.

(a) Knowingly or intentionally dialing the 9-1-1 number for any purpose other than to report an event which the caller reasonably believes to be an emergency;

(b) Knowingly or intentionally programming and activating an automatic dialing and announcing device or an automatic protection device which results in the transmission of a prerecorded message to a public safety agency via 9-1-1;

(c) Knowingly allowing their telephone equipment to be used in violation of (a) or (b) above.

(Section 4.904 added by Ordinance No. 19576, enacted September 12, 1988.)