When should I use 9-1-1?

9-1-1 is the number to call when you want to report a serious crime, a crime in progress, or a life-threatening emergency.  Our 9-1-1 dispatchers are trained to give medical information on the phone in addition to dispatching emergency personnel.  The dispatchers are radio-linked to all of the police and fire stations, as well as all emergency vehicles in the field. When making a 9-1-1 call, it is important to stay calm and remain on the telephone line until the dispatcher notifies you that it is okay to hang up.

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1. Why should I use 9-1-1?
2. When should I use 9-1-1?
3. How do I report a crime to the police department?
4. How do I obtain a restraining order?
5. Can I make an anonymous report of a crime to the police?
6. How do I file a police report?
7. How do I get a copy of a police report?
8. Does a mechanical (fix-it) traffic citation need to be signed off?
9. What is the procedure for reporting Lost & Found items?
10. How do I contest a parking violation?
11. How do I pick up my vehicle if it has been towed by the City of Dublin?
12. What is the average response time to an emergency call from the time of dispatch?
13. When can I have my fingerprints taken?
14. Do you have an inquiry about found or seized property? Have you had a bicycle reported as lost or stolen? Do you wish to arrange for the return of property or evidence?
15. How do I file a complaint against a police officer?
16. Where do I send payment for a parking ticket?
17. How long can cars be parked on the streets without moving before they get towed away?
18. Can the police tow a vehicle from private property?
19. How do I report an abandoned vehicle in my neighborhood?
20. How does the seat belt law affect me?
21. Is a driver's license required to operate a moped?
22. Is it legal to text or place/receive a phone call while driving?
23. How long will it take an officer to get to my house during a non-emergency situation, such as a report of a loud party?
24. Is there a citizen ride-along program?
25. How can my neighborhood start a Neighborhood Watch Program?
26. Who is responsible for policing the regional trails that are located in Dublin?
27. What is the phone number for Santa Rita Jail?
28. How can I find out if there is sex offender living in my neighborhood?
29. What crimes are reported in my neighborhood?