A Subregistry for urn:service:sos.police, fire and ambulance
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ecrit                                                           B. Rosen
Internet-Draft                                              Neustar, Inc
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      A Subregistry for urn:service:sos.police, fire and ambulance
             draft-rosen-ecrit-service-urn-subregistries-00

Abstract

   In most countries, there are multiple kinds of police forces.
   RFC5031 defines a "Service URN" which is used to route emergency
   calls.  The urn has a sub registry for different kinds of emergency
   services that may be reached from different telephone numbers or
   service numbers (as opposed to a single number like 112).  In many
   countries, the "police" service is not a single service, but more
   than one service where the service area and/or types of emergencies
   they respond to are different.  In some countries there are multiple
   ambulance services.  This document defines sub registries for
   urn:service:sos.police, urn:service:sos.ambulance and, for
   completeness, urn:service:sos.fire.  It also provides an initial set
   of entries for these sub registries.  These services are in addition
   to the base urn:service:sos.police, etc. services.

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Table of Contents

   1.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
     1.1.  Police Force Types  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
     1.2.  Ambulance Types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.3.  Fire Types  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   2.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   3.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   4.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   Author's Address  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4

1.  IANA Considerations

1.1.  Police Force Types

   This document extends the urn:service:sos.police to allow the type of
   police force.  The type of force is a token separated from
   urn:service.sos.police by a period.  The token names are suggestive
   of the names for different kinds of police forces but is not supposed
   to be the literal name of the force.

   IANA is requested to add a sub registry to the Service URN Labels
   under sos Sub-Services entitled sos.police Sub-Services.  The
   registry should have Service, Description and References as in the
   other sub registries for the service urn.  The Registration Procedure
   is Expert review.  The expert shall use the same criteria as the
   other urn:service:sos entries.  The initial values of the sub
   registry are:

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   +------------+-----------+------------------------------------------+
   | Service    | Reference | Description                              |
   +------------+-----------+------------------------------------------+
   | federal    |    this   | A police force serving an entire nation  |
   |            |  document |                                          |
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