911 Center

911Patch

  

Contact Information

Lehigh County 9-1-1 Center
640 W. Hamilton Street,

10th Floor
Allentown, PA 18101

 

For non-emergency calls:
610-437-5252
610-782-4659 (Fax) 


Communications Center Administrative Calls:

9-1-1 Director:  610-782-4654

Operations Coordinator:  610-782-4652

Training Coordinator:  610-782-4651

     
  

911 Center

What is a 9-1-1 Emergency?
A fire, an automobile accident, a robbery, a burglary, a prowler outside your home, when someone is sick or injured so badly that they need to go to the hospital.

Non-emergency calls should be placed on normal telephone numbers which may be found in the telephone book. Calls to areas in Lehigh County, not including the Cities of Allentown and Bethlehem, should be made to 610-437-5252.  Callers in the City of Allentown should dial 610-437-7751; in the City of Bethlehem callers should dial 610-865-7171.

WHEN IN DOUBT, DIAL 9-1-1.  A Dispatcher will handle your call accordingly.

 

     
  

Requesting 9-1-1 Records from Lehigh County

Individuals or Law Firms requesting copies of records should contact the 9-1-1 Center's Records Custodian at 610-782-4652 for instructions on how to obtain records.  Please note that many records related to 9-1-1 calls are exempt from public disclosure under Pennsylvania's Right-to-Know law.  DO NOT use the records request form on this web page.

Police/Fire/EMS agencies requesting copies of records should click on the "Forms" link above and navigate to the "Records Request-Public Safety Agency" form.  Complete the form and fax it to us for processing.

 

 

 

     

CAN I SEND TEXT MESSAGES TO 9-1-1?

Yes, 9-1-1 in Lehigh County can accept Text Messages.

IN AN EMERGENCY, WHENEVER POSSIBLE DIAL 9-1-1 from a regular or wireless (cellular) phone to access help.  Text messages to 9-1-1 should only be used when you are unable to make a voice call.