When Should I Call 911 ?

CALL 911 TO REPORT ANY EMERGENCY:

An emergency is any situation that to preserve life or property requires immediate response by Police, Fire or Emergency Medical Agencies.

WHEN CALLING 9-1-1

Stay Calm. Tell the operator your name, location, and describe the nature of your emergency.

Listen carefully to the 9-1-1 Operator.

Speak clearly and slowly and answer the 9-1-1 Operator's questions as accurately as possible.

 

DO NOT CALL 911 TO:  

Report telephone, power or cable TV outages. Report an abandoned vehicle, a loud party, a pet related problem or vandalism. Inquire about weather related problems. Request legal advice. Request directory assistance. Request or provide any information that does NOT need immediate attention.