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CITY OF KEARNEY
18 East 22nd St.
Kearney, Nebraska 68847
Ph: (308) 233-3215
Reporting Non-Emergencies
Overview
Not every criminal incident is an emergency that requires an immediate police response. Non-emergency calls to 911 can slow the police response to true emergencies and can reduce the time that beat officers have to work with the community on solving longer-range problems.

The City of Kearney established a flexible telephone system for people to report non-emergency situations to the Police:
  • The Police non-emergency number is (308) 237-2104.
  • The Sheriff non-emergency number is (308) 236-8555.

A non-emergency incident is one that does not:
  • Involve a crime in progress.
  • Pose an imminent threat to life, bodily injury or major property damage or loss.
  • Require the immediate dispatch of a police unit.

Non-emergencies include crimes such as pick-pocketing, theft from an automobile, deceptive practices, criminal damage to property, garage burglary, auto theft and other offenses in which the offender is no longer at the scene.