When to Call


In an emergency, call 911 or your local emergency number immediately from any wired or wireless phone.

Emergency assistance is not available through this web site. 

An emergency is any situation that requires immediate assistance from the police, fire department or ambulance. 

Examples include:

  • A fire
  • A crime, especially if in progress
  • A car crash, especially if someone is injured
  • A medical emergency, such as someone who is unconscious, gasping for air or not breathing, experiencing an allergic reaction, having chest pain, having uncontrollable bleeding, or any other symptoms that require immediate medical attention

When to call Consolidated Dispatch Agency

If you need police or medical assistance, but it is not an emergency, you should call the CDA at (850) 606-5800.

Some examples of non-emergencies include

  • Acts of vandalism.
  • Property theft.
  • Fender bender auto accidents with no injuries.
  • Neighborhood noise complaints.