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When Calling 911...

When calling 911 in an emergency:

  • Stay Calm
  • Speak loudly and clearly
  • Give your full name, address and phone number
  • Explain where you are and where the problem is
  • Follow all of the operator's instructions carefully
  • Don't hang up until the operator tells you to!
When calling 911 from a cell phone:

  • If you are driving a vehicle, PULL OVER AND STOP!
  • Cellular calls are still answered by the Beaver County Emergency Services
  • Center. State clearly where you are: location, address, city or landmarks
  • State who you are: your full name and the cell phone number you are calling from
  • State the details of the emergency, including a description of the vehicle you are in and the people involved in the emergency