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Accidental 911 Calls

Jun 3, 2013

Accidents happen. If you accidentally dial 911, please do not hang up. 

As soon as your finger presses the second "1", the call is being processed, even if you hang up immediately. If you hang up, the police dispatcher will attempt to call you back. If the police dispatcher cannot reach you, they will either follow up with Campus Public Safety or dispatch an officer. 

All this can be avoided by simply staying on the line and telling the dispatcher that 911 was dialed by mistake and  that everything is alright.

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