When to Call 911

Call 911 to report:
  • Any medical emergency for which immediate care is needed
  • Building fires, brush fires, trash fires, or any other fires
  • Crimes in progress or crimes that have just occurred
  • Fights or riots
  • Traffic accidents
  • Suspicious activity or behavior
You should not call 911 to ask directions or to ask questions. 

You should report non-emergencies at 540-344-6681.

See the FAQs for more information on requesting assistance.