When to call 911

9-1-1 is an emergency telephone number that provides IMMEDIATE access to LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIRE, and EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.

9-1-1 is a free call from a pay phone. You can also use a cellular phone, even if it has been disconnected.

WHEN TO USE 9-1-1

WHAT THE 9-1-1 DISPATCHER WILL NEED TO KNOW

911 dispatchers are trained to give medical information on the phone in addition to dispatching emergency personnel. The dispatchers are located centrally in the Sheriff Department, and are radio linked to all of the fire stations and all emergency vehicles in the field.

WHEN NOT TO USE 9-1-1

Teach your children how to call 9-1-1