When should I call 9-1-1?

Any time you need a Police, Fire or Medical response you should dial 9-1-1. The dispatcher will ask you where your emergency is and what is happening. Please remain calm when talking to the dispatcher. Remember … when calling 9-1-1 it is very important to stay on the phone, even if 9-1-1 was dialed in error. The dispatcher is required to verify where the call is coming from and if an emergency exists. If you hang up, a police officer will be sent to the location the 9-1-1 computer provides.

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1. When should I call 9-1-1?
2. How do I contact the Police department for information?
3. What are the hours of the Police department lobby?
4. How do I request a police or accident report?
5. My vehicle was towed. How do I reclaim the vehicle?
6. How can Oakdale Police help me if I don't speak English or if I'm speech or hearing impaired?
7. What are Oakdale's winter parking restrictions?
8. Where do I pay a ticket?
9. How do I compliment an officer or employee?
10. How do I file a complaint against an officer or employee?
11. What are Oakdale's curfew regulations?