Appropriate local emergency authority.
Appropriate local emergency authority. An emergency answering point that has not been officially designated as a Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP), but has the capability of receiving 911 calls and either dispatching emergency services personnel or, if necessary, relaying the call to another emergency service provider. An appropriate local emergency authority may include, but is not limited to, an existing local law enforcement authority, such as the police, county sheriff, local emergency medical services provider, or fire department.
47 CFR § 9.3
Terms with definitions including the (RR) designation are defined in the same way in 2.1 of this chapter and in the Radio Regulations of the International Telecommunication Union.