Inside Emergency Communications
Cellphone

If you cannot call 911, you can send a text message to 911 for emergency assistance in Richmond, Colonial Heights, Hanover, Chesterfield and Henrico. Learn more.

RVA

Automated live feed of active police, fire and public works events reported through calls and text messages to 911, refreshed every 45 seconds. View here.

Phone

If you need immediate help, such as an accident with injuries, a crime in progress or a fire, call or text 911. Learn the dos and don'ts.

Inside Emergency Communications

Cellphone

If you cannot call 911, you can send a text message to 911 for emergency assistance in Richmond, Colonial Heights, Hanover, Chesterfield and Henrico. Learn more.

RVA

Automated live feed of active police, fire and public works events reported through calls and text messages to 911, refreshed every 45 seconds. View here.

Phone

If you need immediate help, such as an accident with injuries, a crime in progress or a fire, call or text 911. Learn the dos and don'ts.

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911 - Call if you can, text if you can't.

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