Can You Call 911 Anonymously?

So, here’s the answer to “Is there a way to call 911 anonymously?”: Yes and no.

A person can call 911 from a location and refuse to give his or her name, or even say, “I would prefer to remain anonymous.” Again, there is a record of your phone call.

The best bet for calling anonymously is from a payphone.

Can you text 911 anonymously?

In limited areas of the United States, however, it is now possible to use certain wireless telephone services to send a text message to 911. This means that in such areas, if you are unable to make a voice 911 call, you can type your message on your wireless phone and send it to a 911 operator.

Can * 67 be traced by police?

“As soon as the call is placed, it can be tracked and traced to where it is being originated.” Dialing *67 may cloak your call from other Caller ID-equipped phones, but not from your carrier or the authorities.

Can I anonymously call the police?

Yes. You can make anonymous calls to Police if such calls are for giving them some information about Crime, criminal, wanted accused. I’ve also heard of anonymous text or email lines. If it’s an emergency, just call 911.

How do you call the police without an emergency?

Disadvantage of the Uniform Crime Report System

If you wish to report a crime by means other than a 911 call, you can contact your local police station directly. Call the non-emergency line of your local police department. All police departments maintain a non-emergency phone line.