Frequently Asked Questions - Will I still call ‘999’ for emergency services?
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Yes. 999 will remain the number to call for police, fire, ambulance and coastguard services in an independent Scotland.
Scotland also has its own national police non-emergency phone number – 101. People can call 101 to get advice about crime prevention or to report a crime that doesn’t need an emergency response.
Source: Scotland's Future, Scottish Government, November 2013.