Report a Crime or Incident
Submit an online police report to report incidents like theft, lost property, or damage to property.
Emergencies requiring immediate assistance
Call 911 to:
- Report an incident that requires a police officer at the scene. (such as. assaults, kidnapping, burglaries, domestic disputes, auto accidents with injuries, etc.).
- Request an ambulance for a medical emergency.
- Report a fire.
- Report a crime in progress.
- Report suspicious, criminal activity in progress (such as: alarms, shots fired, shouts for help).
Call 311 for non-emergencies such as:
- Suspicious activity not in progress.
- Abandoned vehicles or parking violations.
Tips for calling 911
Do not hang up.
- If the call isn't answered right away or if there is silence, do not hang up and redial unless the silence lasts more than about 8 seconds.
- Answer the operator's questions.
- Stay on the line until the operator ends the call.
- Press any key after dialing 911 to indicate TTY is being use.
Language translation is available.
- Tell the operator what language you need.
What to tell the operator
- Location. Tell the operator as much as you can: address, intersection, landmarks.
- Large building locations. Tell the operator where the problem is located in the building (floor, room number, etc.).
- Answers to the operator's questions.
If the situation changes before help arrives call 9-1-1 again and update the operator.
If you have problems with the operator or feel your call was handled inappropriately, ask to speak to the on-duty supervisor.
How to use 911 (Brochures)
Last updated Apr 9, 2019