Emergencies include crimes that are in progress or about to happen and ones that have resulted in serious personal injury, property damage, or property loss. Situations in which a suspect may still be at the scene or suspicious activities are included.
You need no money to call 911 from a pay phone.
When to Call 911
Fire, medical emergency, automobile accident
Fights, sexual assault, domestic violence
Child or elderly abuse
Sounds of gunshots, screaming, breaking glass, alarms, etc.
Hit and run or accident with injuries
Runaway juvenile or missing person who needs special care
Be sure to notify the dispatcher if a person is on medication or has a medical condition
Someone driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
Someone entering a neighbor's home
Someone forcing entry of a home, business or vehicle
Someone who poses a threat to self or others
Struggle with resisting child
When to Use Non-Emergency Line
Burglary in which suspect has left the scene
Open or broken doors/windows of business or home that is vacant or closed
Stolen checks or credit cards - Call financial institution for instructions
Auto theft and vandalism
Hit and run or accident with no injuries
Minors violating curfew
Loud parties or music
When in doubt, call 911. The Non-Emergency Line is 662-895-4111.