Tips For Calling 9-1-1

Important Tips and Guidelines
Remember, please stay calm. The more effectively you can report the problem, the quicker the response will be.

Be prepared to give the following information:
  • The exact location / directions where help is needed
  • The phone number to the location if one is available
  • Your name
  • Exact nature of the problem
Please help 9-1-1 provide prompt, efficient service by knowing as much of this information as possible before calling.

Follow all instructions given and listen very carefully to the 9-1-1 operator. Do not hang up until the 9-1-1 operator tells you to do so.