Terms of Use

The website for South Sound 911, southsound911.org, and all other systems serving South Sound 911, are provided as a service to the general public. Unauthorized attempts to access, upload or change information on this facility is prohibited, and unauthorized access attempts may be prosecuted.

Restrictions on Copying

All materials, text and images on the South Sound 911 website are copyrighted by South Sound 911 and/or their original creators, within the restrictions of Washington public records laws. While most data on this system is public information and is generally available to copy or distribute, with appropriate attribution, there may be specific restrictions on materials due to copyright ownership by other entities or restrictions under state and federal laws. South Sound 911 logos and artwork may NOT be used in any form without permission.

The commercial use of any materials on the South Sound 911 website or other South Sound 911 information systems is prohibited, with the exception of uses provided for by Washington public records laws.

Accuracy of Information

Visitors to the South Sound 911 website are advised that information contained within the pages of the website is believed to be accurate; however, no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information are made. Visitors are encouraged to review the official version of all documents upon which they plan to rely. All official documents of South Sound 911 fall under the various public information laws, and the official versions may be obtained through the Records Custodian.


Any communications through email or other links on this site shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to South Sound 911 or any of its agencies, officers, employees, or representatives, with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the agency or any of its partner agencies, employees, or representatives, where notice is required by any federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations.

Email to any South Sound 911 account is treated as public information and may be archived, forwarded or otherwise disseminated to any source, both inside and outside of South Sound 911 systems. Email to South Sound 911 staff members is assumed to be for the purpose of conducting the business of South Sound 911, and no messages will be considered as personal or private communications. If you do not want your emails released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to South Sound 911. Instead, contact us by phone.

Unauthorized email, including unsolicited commercial email and email which may contain viruses or Trojans, is specifically prohibited. South Sound 911 employs methods to screen email, and offending messages may be returned or deleted without delivery. Email which may constitute a criminal act, such as that sent for the purposes of fraud or attacks on the system, as well as email which may constitute a criminal act upon an individual, may be tracked and the sender prosecuted.

Privacy Policy

Any information provided by you to South Sound 911, including but not limited to feedback, questions, comments, and suggestions are non-confidential. Such information is a public record subject to public inspection pursuant to law. All communications with South Sound 911 and its employees become a matter of public record and are subject to state and federal regulations concerning public records.

If you choose to provide South Sound 911 with personal information, as in an email to staff or by completing a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through our website, that information may become a part of public record. We are required to maintain many types of information and documents. Information provided by you may be shared with other agencies as required by law or the nature of your information. We do not collect personal information for commercial solicitation.

South Sound 911 automatically captures some user and browser information on this site to generate website traffic reports. Such data does not include personal identifiers, such as name, address or phone number, but may include the type of web browser used to access the site, the pages viewed on the site, and the date, time and length of the visit. South Sound 911 uses this information to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use.

Certain hardware device and application data may be shared with third-party entities for security services to protect this site from spam and abuse. When these third party solutions are employed, information collected will not be used for commercial solicitation.

Opting Out / Unsubscribing

If you choose to subscribe to a service offered on South Sound 911’s public website, there will be a way for you to unsubscribe or “opt out” of future services. For example, if you sign up to an email notification service and later decide to discontinue receiving it, a process will be provided for you to end the notification service.


South Sound 911’s website is cookie enabled. A cookie is a text file that, with your permission, is placed on your computer’s hard drive. This cookie is used to track user traffic patterns; it doesn’t provide personal information about you, nor does it give South Sound 911 access to your computer. If you have concerns about cookies, your browser can be set to reject them, although some functionality on this website may be affected.

Acceptance of Policy

The use of South Sound 911’s website signifies your acceptance of this privacy policy and to the collection and use of this information. South Sound 911 reserves the right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes.

Links & Linking

Some links on this website are to areas that are not under the control of South Sound 911. There, South Sound 911 makes no representations or responsibilities concerning their content. Providing a link on the South Sound 911 website is not an endorsement or an indication of affiliation with the sites’ owners or publishers. There are risks in using any information, software or services or products found on the Internet; please understand these risks before retrieving, using, relying upon, or purchasing anything via the Internet.

Unless specifically restricted, you are granted permission to create hyperlinks to the content on the South Sound 911 website, provided that the link accurately describes the content as it appears on the site. Under no circumstances may this website or any of its content be displayed in frames which obscure or confuse the source of the content. Each page must be displayed in full with all content as originally displayed on the South Sound 911 site, without any accompanying advertising, banners, branding or other materials which may imply endorsement or acceptance by South Sound 911.

It is suggested that links be made to the South Sound 911 home page at http://www.southsound911.org/ and not to any specific pages within the web structure, as those pages may be moved or removed from service at any time and without notice.

South Sound 911 does not participate in link exchanges or web rings.

Language Translation

Translation of pages on the South Sound 911 website may be performed by GoogleTM Translate, a free third party service out of our control. This translation service is only provided as a convenience to assist website visitors in understanding information on this website in a language other than English. The translations are made through automated computer translation software that may not provide accurate or precise translation and some applications or services may not work as expected when translated, or may not or cannot be translated.

The use of information obtained from GoogleTM Translate is done so at the user’s own risk. South Sound 911 does not warrant, promise, assure or guarantee the accuracy of the translations provided by GoogleTM Translate. As such, South Sound 911 shall not and will not be liable for damages or losses of any kind arising out of, or in connection with, the use or performance of such information.

If you have concerns about the accuracy of the translation, please refer to the English version of the website, which is the official version.