An initial note: we encourage people to check out the PDF of the new, revised, expanded version of our report. These pages (especially this one, which has some additional information) will be brought up into alignment with that, but it may take some time.

Click here to view/download our printable list of phone numbers of resources that can be used as alternatives to calling the police. Also, our Resources page has many more ideas about alternatives.

Domestic Violence



Mental Health Crisis Response

Property Crime

Responding to Violence

Sex Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation

Sex Work

Sexual Assault

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