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9-1-1 Communications Center

9-1-1 Communications Center

If you have an emergency to report, or a crime that is in progress, call 9-1-1 right away. Otherwise, if you would like to report a crime that occurred in the past, call 206-296-3311.2_1__1_

Do not send an email to this web site if you need police response.

When You Call…

  • Stay calm.
  • Don't get excited.
  • Take a deep breath.
  • Speak clearly
  • State the problem you are reporting
  • Listen carefully to the questions asked and instructions given
  • Be prepared to answer the following:
    • Location of the problem – full address and nearest cross street
    • Your name
    • Phone number you are calling from
  • Let the 9-1-1 operator control the conversation. Answer all questions.

Do not call 9-1-1 or the non-emergency number to find out about things like street closures, weather, laws or local regulations.

Other Information Sources

Regional Public Information Network (RPIN) 
News alerts from more than 75 agencies serving residents in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. RPIN keeps the public informed about street and highway closures, weather, major transit disruptions and provides updates on what agencies are doing to respond to emergencies and incidents.

King County 2-1-1
2-1-1 provides easier access to comprehensive information and referral service for health and human service resources. Click the link to learn more. For assistance, call 2-1-1.

Traffic & Weather: Dial 5-1-1
Get real-time traffic and weather information by calling 5-1-1.


Regional Communications and Emergency Coordination Center (RCECC)
3511 NE 2nd Street
Renton, WA 98056