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Posted on: August 26, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Emergency/Safe Room at the City of Sequim Civic Center

SEQUIM –The City of Sequim Civic Center, located at 152 West Cedar Street, now has an Emergency/Safe Room available for public use. The room is located on the south side of the building at the front entrance in the vestibule before you enter into the building lobby. This room should be used:

In the case of an emergency
In the Emergency/Safe Room is a red phone that automatically dials 911 when the receiver is picked up. The phone should be used in the case of an emergency. The dispatcher will ask what the emergency is and send the appropriate responders.

If the user feels they are in danger
There is a safe feature in the facilility that should be utilized if the user feels they are in danger.
• Enter the room and close the door.
• Push the red button on the east wall of the room to lock the door. This triggers the building alarm.
• Pick up the red phone, it will dial 911.
• The door will remain locked until the Police arrive and unlock it.

If Police services are needed after hours, but it is not an emergency
Pick up the receiver on the red phone. The phone will dial 911. The dispatcher will ask the caller if there is an emergency, if they say no, they will be asked to hold, and will be put through to the Police after hours dispatch.

Please contact the Sequim Police Department at 683-7227 with questions.

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