How & When To Call 911

Emergency (911) Dialing Information

When should I call 911?
9-1-1 is only to be used in emergency situations. An emergency is any situation that requires immediate assistance from the police/sheriff, the fire department or an ambulance. If you are ever in doubt of whether a situation is an emergency you should call 9-1-1. It's better to be safe and let the 9-1-1 telecommunicator determine if you need emergency assistance.  

Call 9-1-1

  • To report a crime in progress
  • To report a fire
  • If you are injured or suddenly become ill
  • To report a missing person, particularly a child or elderly person who may be in danger.