What information should I be prepared to provide?

You will be asked personal information such as name, address, phone number, and you will also be asked to provide as much of a description of the incident as possible. Some of this information may include your current location, the description of a vehicle or person, direction of travel, directions to and description of your home or vehicle, whether weapons were used, and if anyone else is involved. Remember to remain calm, you can relay more information that will be better understood and speed help to you.

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1. How do I contact the police department?
2. What hours is the office open?
3. How do I contact someone outside of those hours or days?
4. How do I report an emergency situation?
5. What are some types of emergency situations to report via 911?
6. What information should I be prepared to provide?
7. Someone knocked over my mailbox or threw a tomato against my house, should I bother to report this?
8. What should I expect when an officer arrives at my house to investigate a complaint?
9. It’s been several days and there’s no progress on solving my complaint. What’s going on?
10. Way to go! You solved my crime and arrested a suspect, now what happens?
11. Do you have a Use of Force Policy?