Back to Report It!

 Report an Injury 

Phone:911 Cell:*78
458-3311  if  Not  Urgent

Remember... Explanation... Example...
Activity What did you see?  "Explosion at Bob's Deli...
Location Where did you see it?  Address best, street intersection OK, "400 yards west of Walmart" if you have to. 504 1st Ave...
EMS Injuries or medical problem that you can see.  Don't try to diagnose, just tell it like you see it! ...three people injured by flying glass, one is bleeding pretty badly...
When did this occur?  In progress?  A few minutes ago? Hours ago?  This determines the urgency of getting police or medical to the scene. ...explosion happened just a minute ago...
Suspect Was it caused by a crime?   Did you see suspicious activityIf So:  

Description:   people and vehicles  

Armed?   weapons

Location now or where you saw him go

...ten minutes before the blast I saw a man enter the Deli with a box, and he left 2 minutes later without the box.  He was  5'5", about 33 and 230 pounds,  with medium black hair, a dark brown shirt and pants.  He drove off in a UPS truck heading north on 1st Ave."

Answer Dispatcher questions as clearly as possible!

OPTIONAL things you can do to help: 

    1) Wait for arrival of ambulance and guide them to victim

    2) Identify yourself by name when you call in

    3) You may be asked to stay on the phone, otherwise...

    3) Call 911 with updates if situation changes