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Incidents in Progress
What to Have Ready
Have the following detailed information ready to pass on to the 9-1-1 operator as it pertains to a crime in progress or suspicious activity (where, what, who, and how):
  • Direction of travel if suspect fled the scene
  • Exact location of incident 
  • If children are involved
  • If there are injuries 
  • Is the crime still in progress
  • Number of suspects 
  • Type of incident
  • Whether suspect is armed or not 

Description of Suspects

The following are helpful when describing suspects to the police:
  • Age range
  • Hair color
  • Hair cut
  • Height
  • Eye color
  • Kind of clothing (include hats, coats, shoes)
  • Race
  • Sex
  • Weight
  • Type of jewelry 
  • Unusual markings (include scars, marks, moles, tattoos, birthmarks)
  • Voice (include accent, loud or soft, speech problem)

Description of Vehicles
The following are helpful when describing vehicles to the police:
  • Body style (two-door, four-door)
  • Color
  • Identifying features (decals, faded paint, dents, etc.)
  • License tag number
  • Make (Ford, Honda, etc.)
  • Model (Taurus, Civic, etc.)
  • State
  • Year