Jefferson County, Co. – Due to a problem with the phone service, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has been receiving false 911 calls in south Jeffco. The problem first occurred this afternoon, and was addressed by Quest. It has occurred again this evening, and the office has had over 50 false 911 calls that deputies have responded to.
The calls have been in the area bordered east and west by South Kipling Parkway and South Wadsworth Blvd., and north and south by West Bowles Avenue and West Coal Mine Avenue. The majority, but not all of the false 911 calls, has been in the Woodmar Subdivision.
Quest has been notified and is addressing the problem. In the meantime, if you need emergency service, and dialing 911 doesn’t work, please call the Sheriff’s Office dispatch at 303-277-0211.