When to Call 911

You Should Call 911

  • To Stop A Crime
  • To Report A Fire
  • To Save A Life

Call 911 if

You should call 911 anytime an emergency response is required by law enforcement, fire or emergency medical personnel. You should call 911 anytime you believe there is an actual emergency.  If you are unsure, call 911 and the dispatcher will make the final determination.

Don't Call 911 if

During situations that are not 911 emergencies, please do not call 911.  Please do not call 911 to report that your electricity or other utilities are off, to notify authorities of traffic jams, to inquire about government services, or to learn general information.

Being Put on Hold
If the 911 system receives multiple calls at the same time, these calls will be handled on a priority basis with the most serious emergencies being handled first.  Please be patient if your call is put on hold.

Do not hang up!

For non emergencies

Central Dispatch can be reached at (765) 473-5474.