Hundreds call non-emergency 911 number over holiday weekend

911 Dispatch (KSN File Photo)
911 Dispatch (KSN File Photo)

WICHITA, Kansas – Many Sedgwick County residents called the non-emergency 911 number over the 4th of July holiday.

Officials report there were 960 calls made to the special number.

That’s an increase of 211-percent over last year.

They also plan to have it operating on New Year’s Eve. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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