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To deliver unparalleled equitable service to our community and our public safety partners to ensure a timely and accurate response to those in need of emergency services.

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When to text 9-1-1:

  • If you are hard of hearing or have a speech disability
  • If you can't speak because of injury or illness
  • If you are in a situation where speaking will create a threat
  • If you are in an area with poor reception

How to text 9-1-1: 

  • Enter 9-1-1 in the "To" field
  • ​Add your location and emergency in the message body and send
  • Do not attach or send pictures or video 

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