Cumulative amount of 911 fees collected and diverted

Nearly half of all states diverted* from 911 fees collected from consumers and used it for other purposes at least once between 2008 and 2015, according to the FCC. Click on the states below to see annual cumulative data.
Cumulative reported fees and diverted funds — total for all states
*These states were named by the FCC as diverters for one or more years between 2008 and 2015, meaning they collected money from consumers for 911 systems but spent part of those funds on something else.
Sources: Federal Communications Commission annual reports to Congress on state collection and distribution of 911 and enhanced 911 fees and charges, for the years 2008 to 2015; Scripps DC Bureau reporting.