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911 Don'ts

Don't call 911 to ask when the power will be restored during outages or to report power outages.

Don't call 911 to ask for weather reports.

Don't call 911 for school reports such as closings.

Don't call 911 to ask about scheduled events in Ben Hill County such as fireworks or the times of Halloween.

Don't hang up when you call 911 in an emergency. If you get a recording stay on the line until the dispatcher answers. Hanging up will only delay the answering of your call further.

Don't hang up if you dial 911 accidentally. Dispatchers have to call the numbers back and if no contact is made a police officer will be dispatched to your address to ensure your safety.

Don't play with 911 or make false calls. It is a violation of the law to do so.

Don't call 911 to request directory assistance. 411 is the correct number.

Don't call 911 to arrange for ambulance transportation to a medical appointment.

Don't call 911 to discuss legal problems, legal issues or questions on laws.

Don't call 911 to ask for directions.

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