If you experience an emergency in the city of Binghamton, NY, then call 911 for immediate assistance. However, if you have more complicated issues that you need to discuss, then you may need to contact individual offices in Binghamton Government. Binghamton emergency information is listed on the official website as well as the local yellow pages. Binghamton emergency contact departments are categorized into: police assistance, fire assistance, and medical assistance.
The police department is your first line of contact for protection. The Binghamton Police Department is found in the Southern Tier of New York State right on Hawley Street. It is on the first floor of the City Hall building. This department is the largest department in the Greater Binghamton Area. There department consists of 124 members, of all genders and races. The city is organized according to zones: the west side, east side, north side, south side and downtown area. There are several divisions of this department including patrol, traffic, detective, SIU, juvenile, CSI, crime prevention, SWAT, DWI, Task Force, K-9 and Warrants.
The Binghamton Fire Department employs 132 members and operates from five stations. The stations are manned 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Rescue or protection operations include high-angle rope rescue, confined-space rescue, building collapse, vehicle extrication, water and ice rescue, fire suppression and HAZ-MAT help.
For medical assistance, visit the Binghamton General Hospital (part of United Health Services). This building is located on the south bank of the Susquehanna River. Other hospitals in the area include the Greater Binghamton Health Center and the Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.
Binghamton, NY is a safe city and has qualified and competent help to ensure your safety. Though this city is the home of the Twilight Zone’s Rod Serling, this is one zone you will never fear.