DON’T JUST CALL…CALL WITH INFORMATION

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Phone Numbers
You May Need & Working With  The Police
What number do I call?
Call 9-1-1 if it IS a life-threatening emergency or a
crime in progress.
Call 266-7414 if it IS NOT a life threatening
emergency, you need an officer, and to report
suspicious activity. You would also call this number
to file a police report.
Call 266-7414 for general information or questions
about the Brigantine Police Department.
What do I need to tell them when I call?
WHAT happened
WHEN did it happen
WHERE did it happen
WHO did it
Give a suspect and/or vehicle
description, if you have one.
Suspect:
• Race/Sex
• Clothing worn
• Height/Weight
• Hair Color/Style/Length
• Other identifying marks/traits
Vehicle:
• Color
• Make/Model/Year
• License plate number
• Direction of travel
• Other identifying features
Do I have to give my name, address or phone number?
No; however, it is helpful to have that information in
case we need to re-contact you for additional
information.
Will the officer stop and talk to me?
Not unless you specifically request it. If you want to
speak with the officer, tell the dispatcher when you
call in. Many times the dispatcher will ask if you
want the officer to stop by and speak with you.

DON’T JUST CALL…CALL WITH  INFORMATION
TOGETHER, WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!!

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