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Image source: 911 call center, Seattle Fire Dept.

The Enhanced 9-1-1 (E-911) Program administers the emergency 9-1-1 telephone system in King County.

Image source: 911 call center, Seattle Fire Dept.

In partnership with the twelve 9-1-1 call centers in King County, our office helps provide quick and professional 9-1-1 service to the entire county, including all cities and unincorporated areas.

Text-to-9-1-1
Text-to-9-1-1

Text-to-9-1-1 is a service that will to help those who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, speech-impaired, and anyone who might be unsafe if they were to be heard by an intruder or abusive partner.

Calling 9-1-1: The Basics
The Basics of
Calling 911

There are several things to keep in mind when calling 9-1-1 for police, fire, or emergency medical assistance. Learn when you should call 9-1-1, what to do after you report an emergency and more.

Regional 9-1-1 Strategic Plan
Regional 9-1-1 Strategic Plan

The strategic plan will assure that the King County E-911 system is among the best in the country in terms of rapid and effective routing of requests for services.

Emery the Emergency Penguin
Emery the Emergency Penguin

A community outreach effort to make 9-1-1 more accessible to a younger multicultural audience using King County's approachable 9-1-1 mascot: Emery, the Emergency Penguin.

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CALL 9-1-1 IN AN EMERGENCY

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