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Numerous police departments and dispatch centers around Utah on Saturday reported issues with 911 calls being made to law enforcement.

Law enforcement agencies around the state indicated on Twitter they were experiencing problems with Verizon Wireless customers, and others indicated the problem was occurring with multiple cellphone carriers.

Police agencies in Davis County, including the Layton and Bountiful police departments, experienced issues throughout the day. Other agencies, like the Clearfield Police Department, were similarly impacted.

Agencies around the state that also were experiencing issues included police departments in Provo, St. George and Summit County.

If you are trying to contact 911 and are experiencing issues, the following is a list of working nonemergency numbers that will connect you to an emergency dispatcher:

Clearfield Police: 801-525-2806

Davis County Sheriff’s Office: 801-451-4150

Layton Police: 801-497-8300

Bountiful, West Bountiful, Woods Cross, and Centerville Police: 801-298-6000

Salt Lake City 911: 801-799-3000 option 7

Summit County Sheriff’s Office: 435-615-3601

Provo Police: 801-852-6210

St. George Police: 435–627–4300

Jacob Scholl is the Cops and Courts Reporter for the Standard-Examiner. Email him at jscholl@standard.net and follow him on Twitter at @Jacob_Scholl.

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