Emergency Help Phone Numbers in San Diego County


Here are the Emergency Phone Numbers in San Diego for Medical, Health, Police and Natural Disaster Emergencies. There are also links to local emergency web sites that provide additional details and resources. As with most other cities, San Diego offers 9-1-1 service for Life Threatening Emergencies.

Dial 9-1-1 from any phone to receive Emergency Help from Police, Fire, and Emergency Medical Service personnel. This is for life threatening emergencies only as well as for reporting drunk drivers.

Dial 2-1-1 for other Emergencies or Community Information. For example, if you need information related to wildfires or earthquakes, 2-1-1 will provide the latest evacuation information, road closures and other pertinent details. 2-1-1 also provides access to a wide range of health and human services. (Language Interpreters are available to assist callers with health related services.) If you have any trouble reaching anyone using 2-1-1, try dialing 1-858-300-1211. 2-1-1 also provides online resources from member agencies.

Police Phone Numbers – Non Emergency

City of San Diego Police – 1-619-531-2000 or 1-858-484-3154

County of San Diego Sheriff – 1-858-565-5200

California Highway Patrol – 1-800-835-5247

County of San Diego Emergency Home Page – For a listing of all other local Police Department and Fire Department phone numbers and web pages within San Diego County, visit the San Diego Emergency web site. Select ‘Law Enforcement and Fire’ and then select ‘Other Agencies’. The Emergency web site for San Diego also provides other resources related to emergencies and natural disasters.

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