The following guidelines are for Lynbrook Residents & Businesses

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  • Crimes in progress
  • Life threatening situations
  • Fires
  • Motor vehicle accidents or major traffic and street obstructions
  • Serious injuries or illnesses requiring immediate emergency medical attention- A scheduled doctors appointment or clinic appointment is NOT an emergency.
  • Hazardous chemical spills
  • Fire, smoke detector or carbon monoxide alarms that are sounding
  • Sparking electrical hazards or wires down in the street
  • Smoke in a building,
  • Leak or smell of natural gas
  • Suspicious Person or Vehicle
  • Any other true emergency

Finding a towed or impounded vehicle in Lynbrook (call 516-599-3300 for impounded vehicles in Lynbrook instead)office printer.

Getting travel directions(call your destination and ask them, only call 516-599-3300 if you must call about a Lynbrook location and no other source is available). (Try,, or as an alternative.

Inquiring about school openings and closings(call Lynbrook Schools at 516-887-0253, Malverne Schools at 516-887-6400, Valley Stream Schools at 516-256-0154, East Rockaway Schools at 516-887-8300, or Hewlett- Woodmere School District at 516-374-8000.)

Reporting a blocked driveway, obstructed hydrant, etc.(call 516-599-3300)

Reporting a major noise complaint(call 516-599-3300)

Asking about traffic tickets(call the Village Justice Court at 516-599-0416) 8AM to 4PM, Mon-Fri

To call Lynbrook Fire Department regarding a non emergency - (call 516-599-1547).

Asking about a late school bus (call Lynbrook Schools at 516-887-0253, Malverne Schools at (516) 887-6400 or Valley Stream Schools at 516-256-0154).

Checking of current or future weather conditions or situations, instead as a suggestion try or

Reporting rust in the water or dirty water(call the L.I. Water Company at 1-877-426-6999 or visit them online at

To report a power failurewhere there are no wires or poles down. Call LIPA at (800) 490-0075.

If you see wires in the street or utility poles either knocked down or in danger of falling, CALL 911.

Contacting a police officer at the police front deskfor a non emergency (call 516-599-3300).

Reporting street lights out(call the non emergency police number at 516-599-3300)

No heat problem(Call the Building Department 516-599-8828 during normal business hours and 599-3300 after hours only.)

Reporting problems with a building's structure,(not in imminent danger of collapse), etc. Call the Building Department at 516-599-8828 during normal business hours, and 516-599-3300 after hours only.

Public health problem(Call the Nassau County Department of Health at 516-571-8200)

To report low flying aircraft,contact the FAA directly by phone: at (516) 228-8029.


Remember, calling 911 for a non emergency ties up telephone lines and diverts the dispatcher’s valuable time from a TRUE emergency. For non emergencies call the Lynbrook Police Department at 516-599-3300.
Be patient as the operator may be taking an emergency call on the 911 console.

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