What happens when I call 911?

A highly trained, professional 911 telecommunication dispatcher will answer your call to 911.

Depending on the nature of the call, you will be asked to answer a series of questions. Please listen carefully and answer all questions! The telecommunication dispatchers are trained to ask certain questions for certain incidents. Even though some questions may seem petty, they are very important questions used to provide the highest level of public safety response. Please do not hang up until you are told to do so.

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1. What is 911?
2. When should I call 911?
3. What is an emergency?
4. When shouldn't I call 911?
5. What happens when I call 911?
6. What questions will be asked?