Enhanced 9-1-1 Guidelines For Non-Emergency Calls

  • Buffalo Police non-emergency number: 716-853-2222
  • Destruction of property when damage is already completed.
  • Threat of non-imminent assault.
  • Reports of thefts already completed (not in progress).
  • Follow-up information on property crime.
  • Juvenile complaints not in progress.
  • Loitering but not causing a disturbance.
  • Animal disturbances.
  • Lost property.
  • Parking complaint not blocking right-of-way.
  • Sanitation complaint not in progress.
  • Abandoned automobile not suspected stolen.
  • Minor flooding or temporary power outages.
  • Telephone misuse unless threatening or a matter involving domestic violence.
  • Open hydrants unless causing a hazard.
  • Water leaks.

Frequently Requested Information


Phone: (716) 858-8219
Fax: (716) 858-6039

Central Police Services
Public Safety Building
45 Elm Street
Buffalo, New York 14203