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How do you contact the local authorities?

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If you live in the United States, contact your local authorities by phone. In an emergency, call 911, which is one of the three-digit special services numbers listed on the NANPA website.

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How do you contact the local authorities?
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While the 911 service is well-known, other government services are also available through other n11 numbers, such as 311 for local government and non-emergency police contact, 811 for utilities services relating to excavation, and 411 for directory assistance, according to NANPA.

USA.gov offers a directory of local governments that is organized by state. The various state websites include links to local government sites, which typically include contact information.

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