Tips for when to call 911
Call 911 immediately if:
- You are witnessing an in-progress crime
- You fear for your life or safety, or for that of another
- You believe there is an imminent threat to property
When calling, the Telecommunicator will ask the location where the incident is occurring. It is very important to know
where you are and/or where the incident is occurring. If you do not know the exact street address, the next best location is the closest intersection. The Telecommunicator may ask you questions that you believe are irrelevant. Trust in the Telecommunicator’s training and experience, and they will guide you through the information the police and fire departments need to get you the quickest and most helpful response.
All non-emergency matters can be directed to the agency’s non-emergency telephone numbers (see below). Please be advised that 311 is only for the City of Chicago and the City of Evanston.
Information regarding power outages
If you are experiencing a power outage, there is no need to call the Police or Fire Department, unless you smell smoke or see fire.
To report an outage, contact ComEd at 1 (800) Edison-1 (1-800-334-7661), or click here to report online through ComEd's website.
To contact the utility companies, see information below:
Glenview Public Safety Dispatch Center
The following municipal agencies are served by the Glenview Public Safety Dispatch Center (GPSDC). To see more information on each agency, including contact numbers, please click on the links below:
Glenview Public Safety Dispatch Center Administrative Line: (847)901-6111.
Director of Public Safety Support Services (PSSS)
Manager of Public Safety Support Services (PSSS)