Do's & Dont's

When To Call 9-1-1

Do's
9-1-1 is to be used only in situations requiring immediate response such as:

  • Fires
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Environmental Hazards
  • Crimes in progress
  • Motor Vehicle Crashes

Dont's
9-1-1 is not to be used for cases such as:

  • Noise complaints
  • Barking dogs
  • Complaint follow-ups
  • Burning permits
  • Routine medical transports
  • Other non-emergency calls