If you see a crime in progress or a situation that could be life-threatening, call 9-1-1.

For everything else, call Antioch Police Department's nonemergency line: 925-778-2441.

Don't put off calling because you think a matter is too trivial and police are too busy.

You can remain anonymous; even if a dispatcher asks for your name, you don't have to identify yourself.

Be prepared to report the following details if you spot trouble:

  • Where is it happening?

  • Who's involved?

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    Describe the person: Race, age, sex, height, weight, hair, clothing

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    Describe the vehicle: Make, model, color, number of doors, license plate

  • What direction is it traveling?

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    Are weapons involved?

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    Is anyone hurt?