If I want to report something that is not an emergency, do I call 911 or another number?
Call 911 for anything related to an emergency such as:
• a crime that is occurring now
• a car crash
• a possible drunk driver
• life threatening medical emergencies


Call 908-273-00541 for all non-emergency related calls such as:
• offenses that occurred in the past
• non-life threatening traffic concerns
• non urgent requests for police service

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1. How do I obtain a copy of a police report?
2. Do I have to come to the police station to make a report?
3. Can I make a police report over the telephone?
4. Can the police help me with a dispute with my landlord?
5. What should I do if I'm pulled over by the police?
6. If I want to report something that is not an emergency, do I call 911 or another number?
7. Why does it take officers longer to respond to some calls than others?
8. Why don't I see more officers patrolling my neighborhood?
9. Why do the 911 operators ask so many questions when I call?
10. Can I call the police department to report a problem and still remain anonymous?
11. Is there a waiting period before I can report somebody as missing?
12. Can I use 911 on my cellphone to report an emergency or drunk driver on the road?
13. Can the Summit Police help me if I lock my keys in my car?
14. Does the police department ever contact citizens asking for donations over the phone?