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When should I dial 9-1-1?

In Crete, subjects dial 9-1-1 whenever they need a police, fire, or ambulance dispatched to their location for an emergency on both landlines and cellular/PCS devices. When the nature of their call requires an emergency medical response, they will be serviced by an emergency dispatcher (EMD).

When dialing 9-1-1 to report a medical emergency or accident, the EMD Dispatcher will ask you:

a) Your location
b) Your phone number
c) What is the nature of the emergency
d) What is the approximate age of the person(s) involved
e) Is the person conscious
f) Is the person breathing

In cases that are not deemed an emergency, please dial (708) 672-0911.