What if I call 911 by accident?

Do not hang up. You need to stay on the line and explain to the dispatcher that everything is okay. If you hang up, the dispatcher may think that there is an emergency and send a police officer. 

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1. What is 911?
2. When should I call 911?
3. What should I do when I call 911?
4. What if I call 911 by accident?
5. What if I need help, but it's not an emergency?
6. When should I not call 911?
7. What if I don't speak English?
8. What if I am speech or hearing-impaired and need to call 911?
9. Cell Phones and 911