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If you have an emergency, dial 9-1-1
Non-Emergency Calls, 24 hours:
619-531-2000 or 858-484-3154
Emergency from outside of San Diego:

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Report a non-emergency issue through the Citizens' Online Police Reporting System

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Report a financial crime, including fraudulent checks, credit card transactions, and credit applications

If there is a vicious or dangerous animal running loose or someone is being attacked, call 9-1-1.

To report a non-emergency issue with an animal or report non-vicious dogs running loose or off leash, contact Animal Regulations at 858-278-9760 x 2866.

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