Emergency 9-1-1:
Call When it Counts

Contact 9-1-1 if there is a threat to loss of life or property. An emergency is any situation that requires immediate assistance of emergency medical services, the police department or the fire department. Contact Emergency 9-1-1 to:

  • Save a Life.
  • Stop a Crime.
  • Report a Fire.

In any other situation, please contact your local non-emergency authorities.

Help Us Help Out

  • Contact 9-1-1 if there is a threat to loss of life or property
  • Know the address and city of your emergency
  • Know your phone number
  • Know the type of emergency
  • Stay calm and answer all of the operator's questions

Non Emergency Contacts

Find the appropriate contacts for your area


Call if You Can.
Text if you Can't.

  • If you choose to text to 9-1-1 it will be important to provide your location and the nature of your emergency as clearly as possible using simple plain English.
  • Avoid using abbreviations or "text jargon" as it may cause confusion delaying the emergency response.
  • The 9-1-1 call taker will ask you standard emergency questions.
  • Text to 9-1-1 service is not available in all Utah areas, the cell phone must have a texting plan through the carrier, and normal charges may apply.

Check Text to 9-1-1 Availability

Call if you can.  Text if you can't.

How to Call 9-1-1

There are many different ways to contact Emergency 9-1-1. Be prepared for any emergency by finding out more about each contact method.

Using Landlines
Using Cell Phones
Using Voice Over IP
Using Texting
Using TTY (Teletypes)
Using Vehicle Telemetry


9-1-1 Reminders