Emergency Services



Emergency Services of District of Columbia

The District of Columbia is a great place to travel on vacation or to live with your family. While there are so many activities to do in this area, it is important to be aware of the emergency services that are offered in case you are in need while you are there.

If you need police services while in The District of Columbia you can contact them at (202) 673-6815. They are located at 1620 V St. NW, Washington D.C. There are many police stations in this area but this one is a full service station. If you need to file a report, this is the location to do it.


The District of Columbia fire station is located at 2225 5th St. NE, Washington D.C. and can be reached by telephone at (202) 673-3212. However, if there is a fire or other medical emergency, please contact 911 so you can get immediate assistance.

The terrorism department, which works out of DC Homeland Security can be found at 2720 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, Washington D.C. You can contact Homeland Security of Washington D.C. at (202) 727-6161 if you are in need of any assistance or if you need to file a terrorism threat report.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is located at 601 4th St. NW, Washington, D.C. the telephone number is (202) 278-2000. Should you need their services at any time, they can be reached at this number. They will also accept reports of suspected or imminent terrorism.

If at any time you need to contact poison control you can do so at (800) 222-1222. This is the national capital poison center which is located at 3201 New Mexico Ave NW, Washington, D.C.

If you are looking for things to do in the area while traveling you can check out www.districtofcolumbia.com. There are great stories and extensive directories with a lot of excellent resources and fun events for you to take advantage of depending on what time of the year you are in the area.

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