These 3 words can save lives.
Tell us Where you are. If you're at home, tell us your address. If not, look for street signs, landmarks or anything that can help us quickly get an emergency responder out to your location.
What is the emergency? Is there a fire? Are you witnessing a crime in progress? Is someone's life in jeopardy?
Clearly tell us Who you are so that we can help you.
It used to be that calling 9-1-1 was as simple as dialing 9-1-1. But with the emergence of different technologies, cell phone and VoIP, there are some nuances to understand when calling from each. An easy way to remember what to tell the 9-1-1 operator is to remember the Where, What, Who of 9-1-1.
For situations that require assistance but are not life-threatening, contact the public safety agency listed below that serves your location.
- Bartlett Police
- Collierville Police
- Germantown Police
- Memphis Police
- Millington Police
- Memphis Fire
- Shelby County Fire
Shelby County Sheriff’s Office
- Shelby County Sheriff