Find out more about when and how to call 911
Below is a list of non-emergency numbers to use when you don’t need an immediate response or dispatch of emergency services. If you’re not sure if your situation is an emergency, call 911. They will determine if you need immediate help.
What is a non-emergency?
911 is not to be used for general inquiries such as calls to police concerning ongoing investigations, or calls to fire departments about community events. Unnecessary calls to 911 ties up valuable resources.
- Parking complaints
- Noise complaints (music, dogs barking)
- Minor thefts such as a stolen bicycle or car break-in
- Following up with police on a file.
- Requests or complaints about car towing
- Amherst Police
- Annapolis Royal Police
- Bridgewater Police
- Cape Breton Regional Police
- Halifax Regional Police
- Kentville Police
- New Glasgow Police
- Stellarton Police
- Truro Police
- Westville Police
- (for the entire province)
- Contact your local fire department