A new non-emergency hotline has been released in Snohomish County. For Lynnwood, that number is 425-775-3000.
The number can be called instead of 9-1-1 for any situations that are not urgent, but require medical, fire or police assistance.
For example, the 425-775-3000 number should be called if a crime occurred earlier and no suspect information is available. A found pet or property, illegal firework complaints or traffic complaints are also considered non-emergencies.
The purpose of the new phone number is to free up 9-1-1 phone lines for dispatchers responding to more immediate emergencies. Officers and deputies will respond to calls as normal.
The new hotline number will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Law enforcement agencies remind citizens that anytime there is an immediate threat to life or property to call 9-1-1. To report power outages, call Snohomish County PUD at 877-783-1001.
There are young people doing drugs, smoking fentanyl right beside the AMPM/Arco gas station at 4806 196th St SW, in Lynnwood. I notified the clerk inside and he said this happens all the time and they call the police and they leave and then they come back and continue to do drugs. It’s ridiculous and somethings should be done.
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