The non-emergency number should be used instead of 911 when the situation is over, there is no threat or danger to life or property, and there is no chance of apprehending the suspect(s). The non-emergency line is available 24-hours a day, every day: 253-287-4455 or 800-562-9800.

Examples of when you should call the non-emergency number:

• Your house or car was broken into, but you did not witness the incident.
• Your runaway child has returned home.
• You need to add additional items to your burglary report, which you previously reported.
• Your car or bicycle was stolen sometime during the day/night.