Text to 9-1-1 is available
Last updated 6/15/2022 at 4:31pm
San Diego County Sheriff’s Department
Emergencies can happen to anyone, anywhere at any time. When you need to be quiet and making a phone call could place you in danger, Text to 9-1-1 is available in San Diego County.
This lifesaving service has been available countywide since January of 2021 which includes the San Diego County Sheriff's Department, as well as all police, fire and Emergency Medical Service agencies.
Calling is still the fastest way to reach 9-1-1. Voice calls allow a dispatcher to ask questions and obtain information from the caller more quickly. When calling from a la...