Police and Fire non-emergency number has changed
Last updated 6/27/2018 at Noon
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...