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Call the Right Number to Get the Right Help in Hollywood

December 29, 2022

Broward County’s Regional Communications System provides critical tools to our law enforcement and fire rescue community. The same call-takers and dispatchers that answer emergency calls to 911, also answer the police and fire non-emergency number (954.764.4357).

Unnecessary calls to the non-emergency number increases the load on staff that is relied upon to respond quickly and accurately to true emergency calls. Help to reduce the number of unnecessary calls by knowing what number to call. In an emergency, call 9-1-1.

For instances that require law or fire/EMS dispatch but do not require an immediate response call: 954.764.4357. The police and fire non-emergency number is not to be used to obtain general information, request a police report, or report code compliance issues. It should be used to report a minor vehicle accident with no injuries or hazards, report identity theft, or report stolen items when a suspect is not on the scene.

City of Hollywood Directory

To report a water main break, water outage, sewer emergency, or storm water issue, please call: 954.921.3046. This is the same number to call to report these issues after hours, on weekends and holidays.

For roads that are impassable due to street-level flooding, please call: 954.764.4357 and for utility billing or water service interruptions, call Public Utilities Customer Service at: 954.921.3938 during normal business hours (Monday through Thursday from 7am to 6pm).

To report issues with short-term/vacation rental properties, call: 954.231.2375 and to report issues with garbage or recycling collections, call: 954.967.4200.

For City of Hollywood General Information, please call: 954.967.4357 or visit the City’s website for additional information, a staff directory and links to the Hollywood Connect “request for service” application:

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