Emergencies include a serious medical problem,
fire, any life-threatening situation or if you see a
crime in progress. If you must call 911, speak calmly
• Describe the type of incident you are reporting
• Describe your location and the location of the emergency
• Be prepared to provide a description of persons involved in any incident
• Do not hang up until the dispatcher tells you to
• Follow any instructions the dispatcher gives you
• Secure any dogs or pets that may interfere with the emergency response
• Gather any medications a person may be taking
Do not dial 911 for a non-emergency.
Take the time
now to find the numbers you might need to call in the
event of property damage, a non-life threatening accident,
theft or vandalism when the suspect is gone,
panhandlers, intoxicated persons who are not disorderly
or cars blocking the street or alleys.
If in Doubt call 911
Fill in these helpful phone numbers. Make a
copy and post this by your telephone or on
your refrigerator door.