911 Dispatch

When should I call 911?

  • When you have a Police, Fire or Medical emergency.
  • There is a situation that could, or does, pose a danger to life, property or both.
  • There is a suspicious activity that appears to involve criminal intent. 
  • Any situation that requires immediate dispatch of police, fire or medical responders.
  • To report a serious crime, such as robbery, domestic violence or sexual assault.

When you call 9-1-1: 

When to call the non-emergency number:  (425) 486-1254

The Bothell Police non-emergency number is answered by a real person 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Calling the non-emergency number is appropriate when:   

  • You want to report a nuisance, such as a noise or parking complaint.
  • To report a non-emergency crime - one that did not just occur, and the suspects are not in the immediate area.
  • To report or ask about something that is suspicious, but you’re unsure whether it is criminal activity. 

Other Helpful Phone Numbers

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