- When someone's life is in danger, a life threatening situation where every second counts
- When a crime is in progress (ie: a fight, a theft, a break and enter, a prowler, a dangerous driver on the road putting others at risk, graffiti or other vandalism in progress)
- When there has been a motor vehicle accident, with injuries
These are only some examples of when to call 911. There may be circumstances that differ from the examples given, but remember, if it is happening now and you see it taking place, then call 911. For more information, please see the Emergency Assistance page.