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Welcome to the IJͼ Police website. All of us here at the IJͼ Police Department hope that the introduction of our website is useful and informative. The men and women that are a part of the IJͼ Police Department are committed to the highest quality of protection of life and property. This can be upheld through our philosophy of Community Policing.

Community Policing involves being a part of the community by addressing the public’s problems and working to resolve and solve them. The IJͼ Police is wholly dedicated in the maintenance and promotion of individual rights and human dignity.

Contact & Important Numbers

George A. Beaudry Sr.
Chief of University Police
troychief@troy.edu
500 Park Street
Joint Training Center Room 103
IJͼ
Troy, Alabama 36082

Emergency:  
911
Police Department 24/7 Non-Emergency: (334) 670-3215
Chief Beaudry Cell: (334) 372-3238
Student Services: (334) 670-3202
Student Mental Health Services: (334) 670-3700
Student Health Center: (334) 670-3452
Student Housing: (334) 670-3346
Night Shuttle Service until 10:00 PM: (334) 697-0060
Chief Beaudry being interviewed

Parking and Traffic

Troy Campus

General Information

Parking and traffic regulations established in this brochure apply to all Alabama campuses. Procedures may vary at the Dothan, Montgomery, and Phenix City campuses.

Objectives

Parking privileges are provided under established regulations designed to facilitate the work of the University. For the safety and convenience of all concerned, the enforcement and administration of regulations governing motor vehicles on campus shall apply to visitors, students, faculty, staff, and all others employed on the campus. All student and employee (faculty and staff) permits expire on August 1 annually.

Registration of Vehicles on All Campuses

These regulations must appropriately register all vehicles operated by faculty/staff and students.

Registering your motor vehicle is part of the academic registration process at the beginning of each semester. A current vehicle registration/tag receipt is required. After fall semester registration, you must register the vehicle the day you arrive on campus. No one is exempt from getting a parking permit.   Registering another person's car is prohibited. Students enrolled in evening and weekend classes and internships must register in their vehicles.   Visitors are required to obtain a "Visitor Permit" from the University Police Department.

Persons substituting for a faculty or staff member should notify the University Police Department and obtain a temporary permit on the day of arrival.

Temporary permits are available at the University Police Department for the convenience of those who will bring a vehicle on the campus for short periods.

Vehicle Registration Fees (Non-Refundable)

  • Student, per academic year - $100.00
  • Student, TROY plate, per academic year - $25.00
  • Faculty/Staff, Named Space - $150.00
  • Faculty/Staff, Zoned - $100.00
  • Second/subsequent/replacement decals - $15.00
  • Summer session only - $25.00
  • Summer session only, TROY plate - $10.00
  • Motorcycles - $25.00
  • Temporary permits - $5.00 per week - Visitor/Vendor permits no charge
  • Decals for faculty/staff vehicles are for faculty/staff only and cannot be used for dependents.  

IJͼ Collegiate License Plates

With proof of purchase (State of Alabama tag receipt), the parking decal fee is $25 0. You must complete the Vehicle Registration information, register your vehicle, and display the decal on your car according to University Parking Regulations.

Display of Operating Permits

A valid permit must be mounted (taping not permitted) in the lower left-hand corner of the rear glass behind the driver or, in the case of a convertible, the windshield's lower right-hand corner (passenger-side Motorcycles will be issued a metal washer with the permit number and expiration date stamped. A metal washer will be attached to one of the license plate lights. Oss or destruction of a permit shall be reported immediately to the University Police or other appropriate campus office, and a new license must be purchased and used. Any employee or student driving or parking on the campus without a permit will violate these regulations. Permits must be removed from the vehicles when sold or traded. Transferring a lice e from one car to another is prohibited. All expired decals will be removed from the vehicle.

Regulations – General Provisions

All city and state regulations and all directive signs governing the use of motor vehicles shall be observed at all times, including cars with loud music.

The speed limit for motor vehicles is 25 miles per hour, except where a slower speed is essential for safety.

All vehicles must come to a complete stop at intersections where stop signs are posted. A motorist must give right-of-way to pedestrians.

Pedestrians have the right-of-way at all crosswalks. Vehicles must yield to pedestrians in the crosswalks.

Unnecessary noise from horns, radios, and mufflers is strictly prohibited.

No parking at any time on yellow curbs or in No Parking areas.

No parking is permitted on unpaved areas of the campus unless the area is designated for parking.  

Motor vehicles must be parked within the markers in all campus parking areas. Parking on or overline, on a curb, or backing into or pulling through a parking space violates regulations.

Parallel parking, where permitted, must be on the right side of the street.

Students and employees parking in a prohibited zone or visitor space will be subject to wheel lock at their expense.

Loading zones and service areas are reserved exclusively for service vehicles and Physical Plant activities.

Vehicle owners must provide the University Police Department with their current license plate registration. When a new tag is issued, owners must provide this information immediately.

Suppose a vehicle is found on campus violating any provisions of these regulations, and the driver's identity cannot be determined. In that case, the person whose name is registered shall be held responsible for the violations committed unless the vehicle is reported stolen before the infractions occur.

The registered employee will only use employee-reserved or "named" parking spaces. These spaces cannot be loaned or given to anyone other than the registered employee. Violators are subject to the loss of the reserved parking privilege.

Employees are not authorized to purchase an employee reserved or parking permit for anyone other than themselves. Violators are subject to the University disciplinary process.

The University reserves the right after a reasonable attempt is made to contact the owner, to remove and impound illegally parked or abandoned vehicles and any vehicles found on campus with a permit, with an unauthorized or altered permit, with no license plate or parked in such a way as to constitute a severe hazard to vehicles or pedestrians or the movement or operation of emergency equipment. The owner shall be responsible for the costs involved in moving, impounding, and storing the car. The University shall not be liable for any damage to such vehicle during moving or impounding.

If a vehicle is inoperable and cannot be parked in a designated area, the operator must notify the University Police Department immediately.

Motorcycles and Motor scooters

Unnecessary noise from mufflers is prohibited.

Passing on the right of other vehicles is prohibited.

Driving on sidewalks, lawns, recreation areas, playing fields, or within buildings is prohibited.

Parking regulations for motor vehicles are also applicable to motorcycles and motor scooters.

Parking Violations

Using emergency flashers while parked in a restricted area will not prevent the issuance of a citation.

A twenty-five dollar ($25.00) fine will be issued for the following violations:

  • Parking in a "No Parking" area
  • Backing into a space or pulling forward through a space
  • Failure to remove the old permit
  • Transferring permit to a new vehicle
  • Parking on or over a line
  • Double parking
  • Parking in a visitor space
  • Parking in the wrong zone
  • Overtime parking
  • Parking in a reserved space
  • Permit improperly mounted
  • Blocking or parking behind another vehicle
  • Parking on a yellow curb
  • Parking in the wrong direction

A fifty-dollar ($50.00) fine will be issued for the following violations:

  • No permit
  • Expired permit
  • Altering or misuse of a parking decal
  • Boot Fee

A seventy-five dollar ($75.00) fine will be issued for the following violations:

  • Handicap parking and blocking the handicapped ra. (Vehicle must be adequately identified with appropriate handicap credentials for the client's operation. You must submit a copy of the credentials to the University Police Department.)
  • Parking on the grass
  • Littering (Students, Faculty, and Staff are requested to help keep the University free from litter and was e. A Person found guilty of littering may also be subject to a provision of state law.)
  • Fire Lane.
  • Service areas or loading docks.
  • Blocking dumpsters (Tow Away Zone)
  • Local Noise Ordinance.
  • Tow Away Zone – Any vehicle parked in such a way as to hinder the flow of traffic or impede emergency vehicles will be considered as parked in a tow-away zone.

When in violation of the parking regulations, the registered owner is solely responsible, and all penalties apply even though a ticket was claimed not to have been found on the vehicle.

Payment of outstanding fines is a prerequisite to completing registration for any term.

Students who accumulate excessive traffic/parking fines during any one semester will be subject to disciplinary action. This could result in the vehicle being towed and on-campus driving privileges being suspended.

Troy Campus – Zone Parking Information

  • Red Zone – Student parking only. 
  • Orange Zone – Open lots are designed for any student or faculty/staff members to park in at any time, as long as the appropriate and current parking decal is displayed on the vehicle.
  • Grey Zone – Faculty/Staff parking only
  • Blue Zone – Special and visitor parking

Responsibility for finding an authorized space rests with the operator of each vehicle. The lack of space in a particular area or inclement weather will not alter any of the provisions of the parking regulations. Timed spaces are prided around campus, and a time limit is stated on the cu or posted sig. These spaces may be used to transact University business only.

Additional Permit Information

University Parking permits are required to park at fraternity and sorority houses.

Non-students (spouses/dependents) residing at any University-owned property must obtain a parking permit.

Wheel Lock Procedures and Policies

To effectively enforce these policies, IJͼ will use WHEEL LOCKS for those individuals who continually or habitually disregard them. Wheel locks will all be placed on vehicles for the following reasons:

  • Failure to have a permit on the vehicle after 3 (three) citations and verification that a student or employee uses the car.
  • I was illegally parked in a Handicap space or any restricted area.
  • Parking or driving on the grass

Wheel loc removal is $50. Wheel-locked vehicles will be towed at the operator's expense after 24 hours if all fines have not been paid and the current decal is obtained from the University Police Department.

Enforcement Hours

IJͼ parking regulations are enforced 24 hours a day, seven days a week – except Faculty and Staff parking being enforced only between 7 AM and 5 PM, Monday through Friday.

Gameday / Athletic Events

Specific parking areas will be closed during certain athletic events, and all closed areas will be fenced by a specified time to avoid being towed.

Appeals

Students may appeal a traffic/parking ticket to the Traffic Appeal Court, provided the appeal is filed with the SGA within 72 hours of receiving the ticket. THE DECISION OF THE TRAFFIC A EALS COURT IS FINAL. .  

Dothan

Call us at: (334) 983-6556 ext. 21225
Cell Phone: (334) 701-7280

General Information

Parking regulations are enforced 24 hours per day.

Campus parking maps are available at the Malone Hall Reception desk, Monday through Thursday, 7:45 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. until noon.

The speed limit for motor vehicles on campus is 20 miles per hour, except where a slower speed is essential for safety. All city and state regulations and all directive signs governing the use of motor vehicles shall be observed at all times.

Students attending classes at the Fort Novosel (formerly Fort Rucker) location are bound by the parking regulations in effect.

Continuing Education students will be issued a parking permit by the Continuing Education Office, Adams Hall, Room A-200.

Students may appeal a traffic/parking citation to the Traffic Appeals Committee, provided the appeal is filed with the SGA (Malone Hall Room M-100) within 72 hours after receiving the ticket. The decision of the traffic appeal committee is final.

Parking Regulations (Dothan)

The speed limit for motor vehicles on campus is 20 miles per hour, except where a slower speed is essential for Safety. University regulations are enforced 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Operating Permits (Dothan)

Parking permits are available at the reception desk in Malone Hall, Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Students, faculty, and staff must present a valid IJͼ ID to obtain a parking permit. Those with handicapped tags or placards must bring the placard or tag receipt for verification. The vehicle must be registered to the student, staff, or faculty member to park in accessible parking areas.

Student, Faculty, and Staff ID Cards (Dothan)

All Students, Faculty, and Staff are required to maintain a valid University ID. IDs are made at the reception desk in Malone Hall, Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Those requiring an ID must present a governmental ID card with a photograph to verify identification before issuing the ID card.

Vehicle Registration Fees (Non-Refundable)

Registration Fees are the same as those for the Troy Campus.

Parking Fines

Parking Fines are the same as those at the Troy Campus or as posted.

Appeals

Students may appeal a traffic/parking citation to the Traffic Appeals Committee, provided the appeal is filed with the SGA (Malone Hall, room M-103) within 72 hours after receiving the citation. THE DECISION OF THE TRAFFIC APPEALS COMMITTEE IS FINAL.

Montgomery

Information Desk: (334) 834-1400
Campus Police: (334) 241-9580
Student Services: (334) 241-9532

General Information

Parking Regulations are enforced 24 hours per day.

Downtown Parking (get a map at Whitley Hall, front desk). Students are not allowed to park in the campus parking lot or decks to go to work downtown. Several lighted, security-patrolled parking lots and two parking decks near Whitley Hall exist. You must have an ID card and parking permit to park in campus lots and decks.   To avoid parking fines or towing at owners’ expense, please park in authorized spaces only and have a current parking permit. To be valid, the permit must be mounted (taping not allowed) per instructions and displayed on the outside, in the lower left-hand corner of the driver’s side rear window.

A parking permit must be obtained from the Whitley Hall information desk ID clerk. You must have a current student ID card to get the license.

Parking Regulations (Montgomery)

The speed limit for motor vehicles on campus is 10 miles per hour, except where a slower speed is essential for safety. University regulations are enforced 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Operating Permits (Montgomery)

Registration for parking permits is completed online at https://splash.troy.edu/parking/index.html. After completing registration (including payment), pick up your permit at the Whitley Hall information desk during regular building hours. Students, faculty, and staff must present a valid IJͼ ID and a copy of your vehicle registration (printed or electronic) to obtain a parking permit. Those with handicapped tags or placards must bring the placard or tag receipt for verification. The vehicle must be registered to the student, staff, or faculty member to park in accessible parking areas.

Student, Faculty, and Staff ID Cards (Montgomery)

All Students, Faculty, and Staff are required to maintain a valid University ID. IDs are made at the information desk in I the Whitley Hall lobby, Monday - Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m; Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Those requiring an ID must present a governmental ID card with a photograph to verify identification before issuing the ID card.

Vehicle Registration Fees (Non-Refundable)

Registration fees are non-refundable and are listed in the current Montgomery campus schedule of classes.

Parking Fines

Parking Fines are the same as the Troy Campus or as posted.

Appeals (Montgomery)

Students may appeal a traffic/parking citation to Student Services at 431 Whitley Hall.

Phenix City
Parking permits must be purchased online.  Once purchased, the parking permit can be obtained from the University Police/Security Office at the Riverfront Campus.  The permit must be mounted (taping not allowed) per instructions and displayed on the outside, in the lower left-hand corner of the driver’s side rear window.

Police Services

IJͼ Police Department provides many services for the students of TROY. Some examples are, but not limited to:

  • 24-hour/seven days a week security and police services are provided by the University Police Department in the form of car and foot patrols. The police have primary responsibility for patrolling all areas of the campus. They also provide building checks and perform crime prevention tasks on the campus. Police are dispatched through the Pike County 911 Communications Center.
  • Operation ID is the service in which a student can bring personal belongings, such as a computer, to the police department, where we will put the item in our computers and mark it so that if stolen, it may be identified later.
  • R.A.D. is the Rape Aggression Defense system that is a realistic, self-defense tactics and techniques seminar provided by instructors from both Troy City P.D. and University P.D.
  • S.A.V.E. Project stands for Sexual Assault and Violence Education. It was established at Troy University in 1996 and is a program that provides information and helps better educate the students about issues including dating and domestic violence, rape, date rape, stress management, and eating disorders, just to name a few.
  • Arrive Alive is a project the police department participates in every year, the week before spring break, fall break, Christmas break, and summer break. University P.D. staff are positioned at traffic lights and stop signs, passing out flyers with safety tips.
  • Escorts are given anytime when students feel unsafe walking back to their dorm or car.
  • Vehicle unlocking and jump starting car batteries - IJͼ P.D. will assist students with dead batteries and students who have accidentally locked their keys in a car on campus.
  • Safety talks - Throughout the school year, the University Police Department hosts safety talks concerning several different subjects that are not limited to residential safety, self-defense, and protection against domestic violence and rape.
  • Traffic and parking monitors - there are traffic/ parking monitors that patrol the campus throughout the week, ensuring that vehicles follow the rules and regulations of the university.
  • Security checks are done throughout the night, including checking dorms to ensure all the doors are locked and windows are closed. Parking lots and other areas with low lighting are checked to make sure these areas have the proper lighting.

Secret Witness Hotline

IJͼ police officers are often unable to know everything that is going on in the community, citizen participation in law enforcement and crime prevention is crucial. The IJͼ Secret Witness Hotline is a way for community members to become more involved in crime prevention and resolution.

Please call or email troychief@troy.edu if you have any information on crime prevention. Your call or email will be completely protected.

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Crime Statistics

View our Annual Safety Report, learn how we comply with the Clery Act, and learn about the sex offender registry.

The Jeanne Clery Act is a federal law requiring colleges and universities to disclose timely and annual information about campus crime and security policies. The Clery Act was initially enacted by Congress and signed into law by President George Bush in 1990 as the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990. The name was later renamed in honor of Jeanne Clery, a student murdered in 1986 at Lehigh University. Schools have to publish an annual report every year by October 1st that contains years' worth of campus crime statistics and certain security policy statements, including sexual assault policies, which assure victims' rights, the law enforcement authority of campus police, and where students should go to report crimes. Below are the most recent statistics for IJͼ.
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Emergency Notifications 

Emergency Notification to the campus is accomplished in many ways. Below is a listing of the systems used to notify the campus in case of an emergency and to keep the campus informed during a crisis situation.

Omnilert is part of IJͼ’s efforts to provide an accurate and timely information to our university community as a mass. With the Omnilert system Troy can swiftly notify anyone that has registered prior to an event. Troy can now inform constituents of unexpected events including:

  • Emergency Broadcasts
  • Alerts
  • Weather Advisories
  • School Closings
  • Class Cancellation
  • Significant Maintenance Events

The Omnilert system can instantly send notification to a subscriber through a number of devices. A list of supported devices follows:

  • Mobile phone (via SMS text message)
  • Blackberry
  • Wireless PDA
  • Text Pager
  • Personal portal (My Yahoo, iGoogle, or My AOL page)
  • RSS reader

In order to subscribe to the services, you must have a Trojan Email Account. Your Trojan Email Account credentials will provide access to the subscription page. One may change subscription information as frequently as desired. To subscribe go to  and click on Omnilert Login. You must enter you Trojan Email address and Trojan password. Follow the instructions on the next screen and fill in all information requested. You may also request an “email only” notification. No unsolicited messages or SPAM messages will be sent because Omnilert enforces a “ZERO SPAM” policy. 

SOS-Emergency Notification is a web page created and maintained by the Information Technology Department to post emergency notifications to the web. Persons may access this site by going to . Notifications on this web site include campus crisis, severe weather, technology outages, etc. This page is also used to share information and to keep the campus community up to date on any emergency situation. In case of a campus emergency or severe weather, a link will be placed on the home page directing persons to the  page.

 

Call Burst System is a means to notify a large group of people at one time utilizing the University telephone system. This system is similar to a reverse 911 system whereby a message is sent to multiple telephone lines in a matter of seconds. Presently, all Building Safety Monitors and several administrative offices are included in the Call Burst System. In case of an emergency, this system is activated to forward a message.

Building Safety Monitors are assigned to all buildings on the campus to include the residence halls. There primary monitors and alternates for all buildings. It is the role of these people to verbally notify classes and other groups of people in case of an emergency. These people assist in the securing of a building and the evacuation of a building if necessary.

Campus Siren System is a notification system that will be activated in case of an emergency. The sirens are located on top of many of the blue light phones. There are three distinct sounds that can be sounded from the sirens. One is a weather siren sound that mimics the county-wide weather sirens. These are used to supplement the county sirens in notifying the campus of approaching adverse weather. The second sound is simply a sound that notifies the campus that some type emergency situation or crisis has occurred. Students and others will receive a text or email message concerning the particulars of the situation. Students not have text or email available to them should contact a faculty or staff member or get on the web and go to  for additional information. The last sound on the siren system is a series of short beeps that denotes an “all-clear” signal. Only after this sound has the emergency situation passed and the campus will be returning to normal operations.

Other Safety Information

Sex Offender Registry

By the “Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act” of 2000, which amends the Jacob Wetterling Crimes Against Children and Sexually Violent Offender Registration Act, the Jeanne Clery Act, and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, the IJͼ Police Department is providing a link to the Alabama Bureau of Investigation Sex Offender Registry.

This act requires higher education institutions to issue a statement advising the campus community where law enforcement information provided by a State concerning registered sex offenders may be obtained. It also requires sex offenders already required to register in a State to provide notice of each institution of higher education in that State at which the person is employed, carries a vocation, or is a student. In the State of Alabama, convicted sex offenders must register with the Sex Offender Registry maintained by the Alabama Bureau of Investigation.

The Sex Offender Registry is available via the Internet under Title 15 Article 2 Section 15-20-25, Adult criminal sex offender - Community Notification Procedures, of the Code of Alabama. Registry information provided under this section shall be used for the administration of criminal justice, screening of current or prospective employees, volunteers, or otherwise for the protection of the public in general and children in particular. The Alabama Bureau of Investigation is responsible for maintaining this registry. Click to access the  

 

About Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act IJͼ 2002

The Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act, Section 1601 of Public Law 106-386, was enacted on October 28, 2002. This law is intended to guarantee that when a convicted sex offender enrolls or begins employment at a college or university, members of the campus community will have the information that they need to protect themselves.

Specifically, this Act amends or extends several federal laws, including the Jason Wetterling Act, Megan’s Law, and the Jeanne Clery Act, by requiring that:

Sex offenders are already required to register in a given state and provide notice, as required under the state’s law, of each institution of higher education in which that person is a student or at which the person is employed or carries on a vacation.

State procedures ensure that this registration information is promptly made available to law enforcement agencies having jurisdiction over the area where the institution of higher education is located.

States enter this information into appropriate State records or data systems.

Institutions of higher education issue a statement, in addition to other disclosures required by law, advising the campus community where the law enforcement agency information provided by a State concerning registered sex offenders may be obtained.

In addition, the Act amends the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) by clarifying that nothing in FERPA may be construed as prohibiting an educational institution from disclosing information provided to the institution concerning registered sex offenders and requires the Secretary of Education to take appropriate steps to notify educational institutions that disclosure of this information is permitted.

Procedure for Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act IJͼ 2002

The Alabama Bureau of Investigation will provide the IJͼ Police Department with a list of registered sex offenders who have indicated that they are either enrolled or employed at IJͼ. These will be people who are considered adults who have been convicted of a sex offense as defined by law. Names of juveniles and those granted youthful offender status will not be released.

This list will be maintained on the IJͼ Police Department website with the TROY webmaster. The police department will be responsible for furnishing the list to the webmaster, who will post this information on the website.

The list will include the following:

  1. Name
  2. Last Known Address
  3. Race/Sex
  4. Date of Birth
  5. Date of Registration
  6. Offense
  7. Status (Employee/Student)
  8. Campus Attending

The IJͼ Police Department will also contact the responsible person on each other's campus when information concerning a student and employee enrolled and employed on that campus is received.

Each campus will publish a statement in each Annual Campus Safety/Crime Statistics Report where this registry may be found. Anyone interested in this list may visit the website to obtain the information. Additionally, each campus will publish the Alabama Bureau of Investigation , which will list all registered sex offenders in the State of Alabama.

Students or employees who have failed to register as a sex offender properly may be removed from housing and the University and terminated if employed, as deemed necessary.

Each campus's Office of Student Affairs will work with the Enrollment Management Offices to review all student applicants who indicate they have been convicted of a crime. If it is determined that the potential student is a convicted sex offender, verification will be made by the IJͼ Police Department on the Troy campus. Additionally, the conviction's circumstances will be reviewed before the person is admitted to school.

The Human Resources Offices will also review the list periodically as people who apply for employment indicate they have been convicted of a crime.

IJͼ will work with the other local law enforcement offices to ensure information concerning sex offenders is shared among departments.

Questions or comments? Contact the University Police at (334) 670-3215.

Dothan Campus Contact Information

121 Malone Hall
IJͼ
Dothan, Alabama 36303

TROY-Dothan Campus: (334) 983-6556
 University Police: ext. 21225
 University Police Cellular Telephone: (334) 701-7280
 Switchboard: ext. 21500
 Student Services: ext. 21204 or 21206
 Emergency (Fire, Police, EMS): 911

Additional Information

City of Troy Police Department
Non-Emergency Phone
334-566-0500

If you have an emergency, call 911

 
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