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As of October 1, 2014, all Broward County cities, except Plantation and Coral Springs are now part of Broward County's Regional Consolidated E911 Dispatch System. Broward County wants all residents to Know Your Number!
- Non-Emergency Number for Police and Fire - 954-764-HELP (4357)
- To Save a Life, Stop a Crime or Report a Fire - Call 911
911 is the number to call to receive immediate help from police, fire, emergency medical services or other appropriate emergency response entities.
This website helps residents of all ages understand how and when to call 911, and what to tell the dispatcher. When seconds count, your responses can mean the difference between life and death. More...
In 2002 Broward County voters approved a charter amendment calling for coordination between Broward County and municipalities to establish a countywide communications infrastructure for fire and emergency medical services, to enable closest unit response for life-threatening emergencies, and support for regional specialty teams. After extensive research, analysis and an inclusive community input process, municipal leadership representing 87 percent of Broward County residents agreed that the County should operate a countywide dispatch system to improve public safety response and address the challenges of a decentralized system. Effective October, 1, 2014 all Broward County cities, except Plantation and Coral Springs, are now part of Broward County's Regional Consolidated E911 Dispatch System. More...