When do I call 9-1-1?
Please dial 9-1-1 if you are calling:
  • To report a fire
  • To request emergency medical assistance
  • When a crime is in progress

Hearing impaired residents can call 9-1-1-TDD, a telephone device for the deaf.

If you are calling from a cell phone in Cherry Hill, please dial the direct Police Department phone number, (856) 665-1200, even in an emergency. Otherwise, if you dial 9-1-1 from your cell phone your call will be transferred to the nearest cellular tower, not the Cherry Hill Police Department.

Alarm systems should be programmed to call (856) 665-1200, never 9-1-1.

The Cherry Hill Police Department’s regular phone number, (856) 665-1200, also handles nonemergency situations, including
  • Noise complaints
  • Traffic problems
  • Vandalism

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1. Main Cherry Hill Police Numbers
2. How do I file an Internal Affairs complaint?
3. What can a motorist expect during a traffic stop?
4. How do I contact the Police Department?
5. When do I call 9-1-1?
6. How do I get a copy of a Police Report?