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Lawmakers want to ban the public release of 911 emergency calls

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Wisconsin is not the only state where lawmakers want to ban the public release of 911 emergency calls.

Alabama and Ohio are also considering it - and Missouri, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Wyoming already keep those recordings private.

A public hearing on the Wisconsin bill was held a few weeks ago. It was fueled by the 2008 murder of UW-Madison student Brittany Zimmermann.

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