Emergency Services in Chandler

Emergency Services Contacts in Chandler

Whether you live in Chandler or are just visiting, it is important to be aware of the emergency phone numbers for the area where you are. Most importantly, if there is a fire or a medical emergency, it is best to call 9-1-1. A trained operator will then send assistance immediately or help assess a situation to determine the next steps. Here are many helpful phone numbers for the Chandler area to use in the event of an emergency.

Police:

For a non-emergency, or to get a police officer response, call (480) 782-4130. This number will connect you with an officer on duty who will assist you with your questions. For emergencies dial 9-1-1.

Chandler Fire Department:

The phone number to call is (480) 782-2120, but again, depending on the severity of the situation, a call to 9-1-1 may be best. Other situations handled by the Chandler Fire Department include fire hazards, blocked fire doors in buildings and other non-emergencies-call (480) 782-2121.

Drownings are a big problem in the Valley of the Sun because so many people have pools. For pool barrier guidelines call (602) 431-4843 or visit www.saverkids.org.

Disposal of Medical Waste:

If you use needles or syringes, please dispose of them properly. Place these items in a container specifically marked for disposal of medical waste, needles or syringes. If a specially marked container is not, available place the items in a plastic milk jug, tape the jug securely shut and deposit it in your dumpster.

Hazardous Chemical Waste Disposal:

Call (480) 782-3510 to locate the nearest household hazardous waste collection facility. Hazardous waste can be anything from motor oil to pesticides to batteries and more.

FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation:

This is the general phone number for the FBI location in Phoenix that also services Chandler. If you suspect imminent terrorist threats, gang or mobster activity, call (623) 466-1999.

National Poison Control Center:

Call 1 (800) 222-1222. The number is available 24 hours a day.

Animal Control:

Call (480) 582-1596 for stray animals or if you see wild animals in a populated or public area.

Mountain Search and Rescue:

Getting stranded while hiking in the desert or on a mountain is a situation that occurs with some frequency. Dial 9-1-1 if you are stranded or lost. Be sure to always tell someone where you will be before-hand if you will be going hiking.

Please post this information in a location that is accessible for easy reference. This is a lifesaving tool to be used as a reference. For a full guide on the City of Chandler, visit www.chandler.com.