Text 9 1 1: Call If you Can. Text if you can’t
Residents of LA County, you now have a silent way to reach out for help! If you need law enforcement, the fire department or medical professionals, using your mobile phone, you now can send text messages to 9 1 1.
When you text to 9 1 1, your emergency text message will be routed to the local 9 1 1 call center who will coordinate an emergency response to your location.
If you find yourself in a life-threatening situation where you are unable to make 9 1 1 calls or dialing on your phone may put your life in danger, this service will assist you and provides a silent alternative. This service was also created to assist those who have a hearing and speech impairment.