In the event of an emergency, time is of the essence, and every second counts. If you have an immediate need for Fire, Police and/or Paramedics, dial 9-1-1. Make sure to have all of the vital information needed to process your emergency call. Tips for getting the most out of your call to 9-1-1:
Non-Speaking Callers from a Landline
TDD/TTY and 9-1-1
REMEMBER: The 9-1-1 system CANNOT receive or reply to text messages
Non English Speaking Callers9-1-1 currently employs a Language Line which boasts over 140 language interpreters for non-English speaking callers. Upon identifying the need for an interpreter, the Telecommunicator will remain on the line while conferencing the Language Line with the appropriate language to further communicate with the caller to determine the emergency needs.
The following recommendations are helpful in the event of an emergency: