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Nine-one-one (9 - 1 - 1) is ONLY to be used in emergency situations. An emergency is any situation that requires immediate assistance from the police/sheriff, the fire department or an ambulance. If you are ever in doubt of whether a situation is an emergency you should call 9-1-1. It's better to be safe and let the 9-1-1 call taker determine if you need emergency assistance.

Examples of When to Call 9 - 1 - 1:

  •     Medical Emergencies such as  Heart attack or stroke 
  •     House fires
  •     Domestic violence 
  •     Burglary or a theft in progress 
  •     Car accident with life threatening injuries 
  •     Activities that seem suspicious 
  •     Anything else that seems like an emergency.  

Do not call 9-1-1

  •     For information 
  •     During power outages 
  •     To report a broken fire hydrant 
  •     When your water pipes burst 
  •     For paying tickets 
  •     For your pet 
  •    As a prank

During an emergency situation or threat affecting large or multiple areas of the City of Shawnee, you are strongly advised to not call 9 - 1 - 1 unless you need immediate assistance with a potentially life or property - threatening situation.

 If you need to contact an Emergency Management official with non - emergency information or question please call (405) 273 - 5272.

Nine-one-one (9 - 1 - 1) is ONLY to be used in emergency situations. An emergency is any situation that requires immediate assistance from the police/sheriff, the fire department or an ambulance. If you are ever in doubt of whether a situation is an emergency you should call 9-1-1. It's better to be safe and let the 9-1-1 call taker determine if you need emergency assistance.