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You should call 911 if:

  • You believe someone is being hurt or is in danger.
  • You believe property is being damaged.
  • A crime is in progress or just occurred.
  • Someone needs medical attention.
  • There is a fire or signs of a fire such as smoke.
  • A potential hazardous materials or chemical spill.
  • An alarm of any kind is going off, including burglary, robbery, fire and carbon monoxide alarms.
  • A motor vehicle accident has occurred.
  • You hear gunshots.
  • You see someone you know is wanted by the police.

If you are in doubt, call 911. Ramsey County Emergency Communications staff will assist you and dispatch help.

Providing emergency information to 911


Cell phones, VOIP and 911

Non-emergency calls

Residential emergency response information form