Non-Emergency Numbers That All SJ Residents Should Have On Hand
The other day, I was driving down the Garden State Parkway when all of the sudden, I couldn't believe what I saw.
There was a cluster of cars driving in and out of the lanes when two of them collided! One of the car's headlights broke and I saw glass shatter across the roadways before my eyes.
Only one car pulled over and I saw the driver was okay but when I pulled out my phone, I thought to myself, "Crap! What is the number I call?"
I am sure most of you are thinking, "Um, duh...call 9-1-1!"
Authorities obviously needed to be alerted but no one was badly injured so I thought calling 9-1-1 would take resources away from someone who is actually in an emergency.
So that is the incident that inspired me to put together a list of non-emergency phone numbers that you should have if you live in South Jersey!
Let's dive in.
Garden State Parkway/NJ Turnpike Non-Emergency #: 1-800-213-9419
GSP Roadside Assistance: #477 (#GSP)
Turnpike Roadside Assistance: #95 or 800-213-9419
Police Department Non-Emergency Numbers:
Atlantic City: (609) 347-5780
Avalon: (609) 967-3411
Cape May: (609) 884-9500
Egg Harbor Township: (609) 927-5200
Galloway: (609) 652-3705
Linwood: (609) 927-5252
Middle Township: (609) 465-8700
North Wildwood: (609) 522-2411
Ocean City: (609) 399-6111
Sea Isle City: 609-263-4311
Somers Point: (609) 927-6161
Wildwood: (609) 522-0222
Wildwood Crest: (609) 522-2456
We tried to make sure that all towns are included on this list. If we missed a Non-Emergency number that you think should be included, just let us know so we can add it!
Keep these numbers on hand. You never know when you will need them!
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