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Information about emergencies in Albuquerque.


For emergencies, call 911. For non-emergency police calls, call 505-242-COPS (2677).

View examples of when to call 911, 505-242-COPS, or 311:


An emergency is anytime an individual’s life, safety or property is immediately in danger or there is a crime in progress.

  • Medical calls
  • Shooting, stabbing, or life-threatening injuries
  • Serious crashes with injuries
  • Drunk driver on the roadway
  • Active home burglary and the offender os on scene


A non-emergency is a situation where an individual’s life, safety or property is not in immediate danger, but a police response is needed.