Emergency Information for
New York City
Updated and verified: November 13, 2018
Police and Public Safety
If you are having an emergency and need assistance, immediately call 911 – They are your first line of defense.
In non-emergency situations, call 311 or your local police precinct. Click here for a list of NYPD Precincts and their phone numbers.
NOAA Weather Radio
The NOAA weather radio station for the New York City area is: KWO35 at 162.550 MHz — This can be tuned on a special weather radio and may also be labeled "WX7" on radios with a weather tuner.
If you have a SAME (Specific Area Message Encoding) compatible weather radio, you can use NOAA's official list of SAME numbers to find alerts by specific county. SAME numbers: 036061 (Manhattan), 036047 (Brooklyn), 036081 (Queens), 036005 (Bronx), 036085 (Staten Island)