Examples:

  • Anytime someone’s life is in danger
  • When someone is sick or injured and needs immediate medical care
  • When a crime is committed
  • If somone witnesses a potential crime being committed or about to be committed
  • Anytime you feel a police officer, the fire department or an ambulance is needed

Teach Your Children:

  • Their address
  • How, When and Why to call 9-1-1
  • Not to call 9-1-1 as a joke or prank
  • Do not allow infants and toddlers to play with cell phones. Even without a service plan, all cell phones will still call 9-1-1.

Other Resources:

  • Information: 4-1-1
  • Community Resources: 2-1-1
  • Yakima Police Departent: (509) 575-6200
  • Yakima Sheriff’s Office: (509) 574-2500
  • Washington State Patrol: (509) 575-2320
  • Lower Valley Fire Dispatch: (509) 865-4202
  • Clean Air Authority: (509) 834-2050
  • Pacific Power: 1-888-221-7070
  • Washington State Department of Transportation