EMERGENCY CALLS ONLY:9-1-1 or
316.263.6011 If calling from outside Sedgwick County.
Administrative Number:p. 316.660.4977
This number should not to be used to report emergencies and is not staffed 24/7.
714 N. Main
Wichita, KS 67203
Call 9-1-1 if a person, animal or property
has been harmed or is in danger of being harmed.
Call 9-1-1 if you need a police officer,
firefighter or ambulance.
Call 9-1-1 before you burn - after you get a
permit from the fire department.
You can call 9-1-1 from a land line or mobile
If you call from a mobile phone, 9-1-1
dispatchers do NOT receive your location automatically.
Know where you are: an address, intersection
or highway mile marker.
Know your phone number! If emergency
personnel cannot find your location, we can call you back for more
All life-threatening emergencies are
responded to immediately.
Other calls are handled by priority; the
situations which could cause the most harm to people or property are handled
before those with no safety issues.
Stay on the line. 9-1-1 calls are answered in
the order received.
Be ready with your information - address,
telephone number and problem.
If you hang up or are disconnected, the call
still comes through to the 9-1-1 dispatcher. They will try to call you back.
If no one answers, law enforcement officers will be sent to the address on
9-1-1 dispatchers can help with:
CPR on someone who isn't breathing and
may not have a pulse
Severe bleeding problems
Being prepared for the emergency crews
The 9-1-1 dispatcher will ask you questions
to determine if an ambulance is needed.
Your call can be transferred to poison
The 9-1-1 dispatcher will monitor the call in
case the patient's condition gets worse and EMS would be needed.
If a child can read numbers and dial the
phone, he/she can be taught to call 9-1-1. Some children can do this
at age 2 to 3 years old, others are 5 years old before they understand.
Teach them when to call 9-1-1. Children can
recognize emergencies such as fire or someone unconscious. They can also be
taught when law enforcement officers are needed.
Remind them 9-1-1 is for emergencies only.
9-1-1 can be used for both TDD calls and
Telephone equipment immediately identifies
TDD calls and the 9-1-1 dispatcher is able to go right into TDD mode.
The 9-1-1 dispatcher immediately connects the
call to an interpreter.
9-1-1 dispatchers have 24-hour access to
interpreters for more than 100 languages and dialects.
As soon as the 9-1-1 dispatcher determines
there is an emergency, help will be sent.
Describe the problem.
Give the address or location.
Stay on the phone
Mission: To assure quality public services that provide for the present and future well-being of the citizens of Sedgwick County.
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