How does 911 work?
A 911 call made in Brentwood is received at the East Central Dispatch Center. The call taker ascertains if the caller needs police, fire, ambulance or all of the above. If so, then the appropriate units are dispatched. When you call 911, the address and phone number of the phone you are calling from is displayed on a screen in the Communications Center.

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1. When I call police, what information should I have ready to provide?
2. How do I obtain a copy of an accident report?
3. What is curfew for juveniles?
4. Will police respond if I lock my keys in the car?
5. What should I do if a police officer stops me while I’m driving?
6. Where do I go to pay a traffic citation or a parking ticket?
7. What should I do if involved in a traffic crash?
8. What should I do if I witness the crash?
9. I observe a reckless driver. Can I report him?
10. What should I do if I witness criminal activity or I am a victim of a crime in Brentwood?
11. What can I do to crime-proof my home or business?
12. Who is the Brentwood Police Chief and how many officers does Brentwood have?
13. What is the difference between a police officer and a detective?
14. When should I call 911?
15. How does 911 work?