Welcome to Saline County Central Dispatch & E-911
Direct Contact Numbers:
Saline County Jail
Carrier Mills PD
Carrier Mills FD
What is 911?
Plain and simple: 911 is a three-digit telephone number that you can call 24 hours a day for police,
fire or emergency medical services.
911 saves valuable time in an emergency. According to nationwide statistics, it can take upto 2 1/2
minutes to find your telephone and another 30 seconds to locate the correct number. In an
emergency, 3 minutes is a long time -- time that can be saved by remembering to call 911!
When to Call 911?
Call 911 in a emergency when you beleive that the immediate response of the police, fire department
or ambulance is needed.
When you see fire or smoke
When you or someone with you is in danger
When you see a crime being committed
When an ambulance is needed because someone is hurt or sick
When someone is trying to break into your house
When someone is suspicious is prowling around your house or neighborhood
When a child is approached by a stranger
When Not to Call 911?
To obtain weather reports
To report utility problems (such as power outages or phone outages)
To ask for directions or determine roadway names
To obtain general information pertaining to police reports
To request a taxi cab
To request an ambulance for non-emergency, routine transports
To find out what time it is
Remember that 911 is not for jokes; it is for people that need help. 911 is to be used for reporting
emergencies. For general police information, contact your local police department. That