When should I call 911?

Call 911 when you need to report an incident that is:

  • Any emergency crime in progress or that has just recently occurred
  • Any fire or medical problem that will require emergency assistance
  • A threat to life and/or property, such as a fire or smoke

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1. When should I call 911?
2. When should I avoid calling 911?
3. What will the 911 call-taker need to know when I call 911?
4. What is the difference between a residential (home) call and a cell phone call?
5. Can I request copies of dispatch reports or 911 audio recordings?