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See Something? Smell Something? Say Something!

Chemical or Unnatural Burning Smells:
  • Puget Sound Clean Air: 1-800-552-3565 or file a compliant here.

  • Department of Ecology: Submit a issue here

  • Washington Air Quality, Smoke Complaints Hotline: 1-866-211-6284

Illegal Dumping:
Gas Leaks:
  • Puget Sound Energy: If you suspect a gas leak, leave the area immediately. Once you are at a safe distance call us at 1-888-225-5773 or call 911.

Drug Activity:
  • Call 911: For drug activity that is in progress or needs an immediate police response

  • Narcotics Department: On-going drug activity, which police need to be aware of but doesn't require immediate response can be reported online as a Narcotics Activity Report. Call narcotics at (206) 684-5797 between the hours of 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. After hours you can call the non-emergency line at (206) 625-5011.

Suspicious Behaviors:
  • Call 911.

What is suspicious behavior? If it's suspicious to you, it's worth reporting it to 911. According to Seattle Police Department, examples include:

  • Unusual noises, including screaming, sounds of fighting, breaking glass

  • People in or around buildings or areas who do not appear to be conducting legitimate business

  • Unauthorized people in restricted areas

  • Vehicles driving slowly and aimlessly through neighborhoods, around schools or parking lots

  • People peering into parked vehicles that are not their own

  • People who change their behavior when they notice they have been seen

  • People dressed inappropriately for the weather or occasion, (i.e., heavy coat in warm weather)

  • Abandoned parcels or other items in unusual locations (i.e. in a lobby or elevator)

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