It is important to contact the police for any type of situation that occurs, from small quality of life issues to major emergencies. This ensures that the police are aware of situations in the neighborhood and are able to apply resources effectively.


Serving as the gateway to the City of Philadelphia, Philly311 dispenses information and provides a medium to submit requests for services including broken traffic signals, pothole repair, graffiti removal, report of abandoned vehicles, unsafe/improper residential maintenance conditions, complaints, etc.