Sedgwick County 9-1-1 - Don't Play Around and Lock It Down!  Be sure you have set your lock on your cell phone.  Accidental calls to 9-1-1 from cell phones tied up dispatchers unnecessarily for nearly 3,739 hours in 2014.

9-1-1 Emergency Communications

Download a printable flier about calling 9-1-1.

Text-to-911 Available

Sedgwick County Text-to-911 Release

Sedgwick County Emergency Communications has the capability to accept text messages for emergency assistance. Text-to-911 is available for those individuals who cannot safely make a voice call to 911 in an emergency. Sedgwick County Emergency Communications has worked in conjunction with the Kansas 911 Coordinating Council to bring this service to the county.

The best way to contact 911 is by making a voice call. Please only utilize the Text-to-911 service in emergency circumstances where a voice call is not possible or safe. Call if you can, text if you can't. Do not send a test text message to 911.

When to Call 9-1-1

When NOT to call 9-1-1

911 Release and Authorization form