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Police and Fire non-emergency number has changed

 


The number to call police and fire for non-emergencies has changed to 425-407-3999.

The public is asked to call 425-407-3999 for situations that are “non-emergency” or non-urgent.

The reason behind adding this new “hotline” is to keep 9-1-1 calls for true emergencies needing fast police and fire response.

The new hotline is staffed 24/7 by dispatchers who will prioritize calls.

For a long time, people were encouraged to call 9-1-1 to dispatch police or fire to any calls, but over time, 9-1-1 calls have dramatically increased and non-emergent calls diverted resources from real em...



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