To report a police emergency, hearing-impaired persons should dial 9-1-1. For non-emergency situations, hearing-impaired persons may communicate with the Chicago Police Department 24 hours a day by calling 3-1-1.

Hearing-impaired persons in need of assistance during regular business hours may also contact the Preventive Programs and Neighborhood Relations Division at (regular phone line)312-745-5823, or TDD line at 312- 745-6885. To report illegal drug activity, call 312-747-3673. To report gang activity, call 312-746-4276.

In addition, each Chicago police district also has installed Telecommunications Device for the Deaf/Teletype equipment. You may contact your police district at the following numbers (if you do not know what police district you live, go to the Interactive Map of Police Districts):

  • District 1 (Central): 312-747-7792
  • District 2 (Wentworth): 312-747-6656
  • District 3 (Grand Crossing): 312-747-9168
  • District 4 (South Chicago): 312-747-9169
  • District 5 (Calumet): 312-747-9170
  • District 6 (Gresham): 312-747-9171
  • District 7 (Englewood): 312-747-6652
  • District 8 (Chicago Lawn): 312-747-9172
  • District 9 (Deering): 312-747-9173
  • District 10 (Marquette): 312-747-9174
  • District 11 (Harrison): 312-746-5151
  • District 12 (Monroe): 312-746-9868
  • District 13 (Wood): 312-746-5999
  • District 14 (Shakespeare): 312-744-8260
  • District 15 (Austin): 312-746-9870
  • District 16 (Jefferson Park): 312-744-6611
  • District 17 (Albany Park): 312-744-5409
  • District 18 (East Chicago): 312-744-1992
  • District 19 (Belmont): 312-744-9872
  • District 20 (Foster): 312-744-8224
  • District 21 (Prairie): 312-747-6655
  • District 22 (Morgan Park): 312-747-0006
  • District 23 (Town Hall): 312-744-8011
  • District 24 (Rogers Park): 312-744-7603
  • District 25 (Grand Central): 312-746-8383