What if I accidentally dial 911?

ss911_admin Calling 911

If you dial 911, even by accident, DO NOT HANG UP. This is true even if the call is not immediately answered or if assistance is no longer needed.

Hang-up 911 calls only further delay the answering of emergency calls. South Sound 911’s communications center receives call-back information whenever someone dials 911 and hangs up. A call taker must then call back to determine why the call was made.