Aug 29 2020

Beginning August 31 TEXT 911 if Calling 911 is Impossible in an Emergency

The Piedmont Police Department will begin accepting Text to 911 calls throughout Piedmont on August 31, 2020. 

Calling 911 is faster and more reliable in an emergency.  Text messages can take longer to send and receive.  Location accuracy varies by carrier and should not be relied upon.  You should include your location, street address including city in your text.

Text to911 should only be used in an emergency when placing a call is not possible.

 Only use text 911 as a last resort.

Call if you can; Text if you can’t.

 No language interpretation currently exists.

Text messages can take longer to send/receive. 

READ INSTRUCTIONS HERE >PCA Text to 911 Flyer 8.27.20

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