When should you use 9-1-1?
9-1-1 should be used when you need immediate response from POLICE, FIRE or AMBULANCE.
Examples when to call:
Any crime in progress
Possibility of physical harm or property damage occurring
Need law enforcement right away
Shortness of breath, breathing has stopped, seizures, bleeding, vomiting blood, drowning, electrocution, poisoning, burns
Helpful hints to remember when you call 9-1-1!
Teach your children how to use 9-1-1 and when to use 9-1-1.
Make sure you give the dispatcher as much detail about the type of call.
Remain calm, and stay on the phone until help arrives.
Make sure your address(House Number) is on your house and is clearly visible from the street.