Things to know when calling 911

On average, there are more than 1,000 police, fire and ambulance responses per day to Minneapolis 911. Most calls to 911 are for emergencies, but some are hang ups or accidental calls.

In the event of an emergency, when calling 911 there are some things you should know and certain things you should do, and not do, to better assist the dispatchers in getting emergency responders out to the scene.

A new flyer is available for download that has all of this information should folks need to call 911.

The flyer includes important information such as:

For more information visit the 911 website.
 

Last updated Oct 16, 2013

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