What is an Emergency?

Definition of EMERGENCY 1) an unforeseen combination of circumstances or the resulting state that calls for immediate action.  2) an urgent need for assistance or relief.

We would like to elaborate on that definition to include: any kind of fire or wire issue, ill or injured persons requiring medical attention, or a serious crime in progress or just occurred.

Call 9-1-1 for situations such as:  A fire, arcing wires, ill or injured persons, a shooting, stabbing, assault, burglary, robbery, or auto theft in progress or just occurred.

Please use our non-emergency number (248-370-9444) for non-emergencies.  Save this number to your list of contacts in your phone, this way you'll have it when you need it.

Some examples of non-emergencies :  Loud party or music complaints, disturbing the peace complaints, locking your keys in the car, and crimes to report after the fact (occurred overnight or over the weekend for example).