When to Call 911

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 When to Call 911

Call 911 when you are witnessing or experiencing an emergency such as a fire, a criminal act, or life-threatening situation. If you are unsure whether or not to call 911, error on the side of caution and call anyway! Explaining the situation to a dispatcher is always the safest option.

Call 911:

Call 911 to save a life or for injuries that need emergency medical attention.
Call 911 to report a fire, sparking electrical hazards, or hazardous chemical spills.
Call 911 to report a crime.

When to Call the Non-Emergency Number 660-665-5621:

In the event you do not have an emergency but need to ask a question or speak to police.  A dispatcher will do their best to point you in the right direction.  

  • Auto theft not in progress
  • Parking Complaints
  • Loud music complaints
  • Barking dog complaints
  • Any crime to a person not life threatening