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Can I text 911?

Yes. Simply make 911 the recipient of the text and we will receive the message. Phone is our preferred method of communication as it is generally easier to collect information that way, but sometimes it may not be safe to call. Example: Someone in a domestic situation wants help but does not want the other party to know they are contacting 911. 

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1. What is 911?
2. When should you call 911?
3. What should you expect when calling 911?
4. What does the 911 Center expect from me when I place a 911 call?
5. What if I call 911 by mistake?
6. Can you find me if I call 911 from my cell phone?
7. How can I help Emergency Responders find me faster?
8. Can I text 911?
9. What qualifies as a police emergency?
10. What qualifies as a fire emergency?
11. What qualifies as a medical emergency?
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