"And I don't know why it popped into my head. 9-1-1! And I did it. So I texted them and they texted back just like that." said Raymond.
Staub says he knows how popular texting is and knows that it could be very useful, as long as it's done right.
While texting during an emergency may still be a ways away, Staub did say it is still possible to text when reporting a crime. It's called Text-A-Tip.
Charleston County is currently one of the only counties in the state that has 911 texting, and most of the counties in our area are still considering the idea.