Deaf, Speech- Or Hearing-Impaired

Deaf, Speech- and/or Hearing-Impaired individuals who carry cell phones for texting purposes can now request police, fire or medical assistance in the City of Cincinnati by texting to CPD-9911 (513-273-9911). A trained operator will respond to those text messages 24 hours a day, seven days a week and ensure the appropriate response. 

Additionally, the Police Communications Section, each of the five police districts and Criminal Investigations Section are each equipped with a TTY/TDD and have trained staff on proper use of these devices should calls be placed to any of these locations main numbers.