Reporting Emergencies & Non-Emergencies

The Dos and Don'ts of the 911 Emergency Number
Dial 9-1-1 only for an emergency. An emergency is:
  • Any serious medical problem (chest pain, seizure, bleeding)
  • Any type of fire (business, car, or building)
  • Any life threatening situation (fights, person with weapons, etc.)
  • Any crime in progress (whether or not a life is threatened)
  • Any alarm activation
  • Any incident that you feel may be an emergency
Non-Emergency Calls & Incident Reports
Non-emergency incidents include crimes that are not in progress or past situations. This includes any business inquiry calls for Police, Fire, or Medical services. For non-emergency services call:
  • 508-647-9500 for the Police Department
  • 508-647-9550 for the Fire Department