What if I dial 9-1-1 by mistake?

Whether you call 9-1-1 on purpose or by accident, the dispatcher will receive your caller information even if you hang-up before the line is answered. The dispatcher will immediately call you back and inquire if an emergency exists. If the line is busy or not answered when the dispatcher attempts to call, an officer will be dispatched to the address from which the call originated to "check the welfare" of the residence or business.  If you dial 9-1-1 in error, please remain on the line and advise the dispatcher that you have made a mistake.

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1. What happens when I call 9-1-1?
2. What do I say when I call 9-1-1?
3. What if I dial 9-1-1 by mistake?
4. What about 9-1-1 and cell phones?