Report a Crime
|Activity||What is the crime or what did you see? Assault, Burglary, Robbery, Stolen vehicle, Theft, etc.||"Shooting...|
|Location||Where did it happen? Address best, street intersection OK, "400 yards west of Walmart" if you have to.||...at 504 1st Ave...|
|EMS||Injuries that require immediate response by Emergency Medical Services (ie ambulance)||...one person wounded in the arm...|
|When did this occur? In progress? A few minutes ago? Hours ago? This determines the urgency of getting police or medical to the scene.||...3 minutes ago...|
Location now or where you saw him go
|...Suspect is 5'10" male with brown hair and yellow shirt armed with a revolver now running north on Fry Street!"|
Answer Dispatcher questions as clearly as possible!
OPTIONAL things you can do to help:
1) Identify yourself by name when you call in
2) If crime in progress, you may be asked to stay on the phone
3) Call 911 with updates if situation changes
4) Wait for arrival of police, especially valuable if you witnessed the crime!