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  • 22201 for 12 January 17, 2013 - 11:54 am #63564 Reply

    Had a very nice experience talking to these folks early this morning (2:30 am). I’ll spare the details to avoid a positive comment getting sullied, but two phone calls to two very nice operators rectified the problem in minutes.

    Arlingtoon January 17, 2013 - 11:57 am #63567 Reply

    I’ve had the same experience.  I heard a car hit a stop sign near my house, and when I went out to see what it was, the sign was lying on the ground.  Called the non-emergency number and they had someone there within 45 minutes to fix it.  Couldn’t have been more pleasant, and they were certainly efficient too.

    1234 January 17, 2013 - 12:04 pm #63571 Reply

    Everybody should put this number in their cell phones… very useful to have.

     

    703-558-2225

    aewaiw January 17, 2013 - 12:17 pm #63575 Reply

    350sbc, the correct non-emergency number is 703-558-2222 as will be pointed out by Katie Pyzyk later this afternoon.

    Glebe Roader January 17, 2013 - 12:42 pm #63576 Reply

    HL, you will get bored in a couple of days and go away.

    aewaiw January 17, 2013 - 2:32 pm #63617 Reply

    I hope you’re right. Trolling is tiring.

    Katie Pyzyk January 17, 2013 - 2:56 pm #63623 Reply

    The Arlington County Emergency Communications Center has informed ARLnow.com that it appreciates the praise, and would like to make one clarification. It would like residents to note the correct non-emergency number is 703-558-2222.

    aewaiw January 17, 2013 - 3:07 pm #63627 Reply

    Thanks Katie, I knew you would come through.

    Quoth the Raven January 18, 2013 - 8:05 am #63663 Reply

    Am I missing something, or does our friend HL somehow know things that the rest of us don’t.  Your powers are impressive, HL.

    1234 January 18, 2013 - 12:11 pm #63709 Reply

    I called 2225 and it got me through… perhaps they all go through the same switch?

    Katie Pyzyk January 18, 2013 - 12:25 pm #63711 Reply

    ECC told ARLnow.com that the 2225 is a backup number. It may function directly at times, but will typically kick callers over to the 2222 number. Calling the 2222 number ensures a direct connection and not getting bounced around.

    1234 January 18, 2013 - 12:55 pm #63717 Reply

    I changed it in my phone. Thanks!

    Human Leather January 22, 2013 - 1:45 pm #63952 Reply

    I would like to say you’re welcome to everyone here. Katie Pyzyk, sorry you did not get to the story first. Better luck next time.

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