When you call 9-1-1 from within the Village of East Canton your call will be answered by Stark County dispatch. The 9-1-1 system automatically prints the address and telephone number from where you are calling onto the dispatcher screen. However, if you are on a mobile or internet phone you may be required to provide your location for quicker response. Please follow all instructions of the 9-1-1 operator. The dispatcher will answer your call by saying: "9-1-1" What is your emergency? State the problem or emergency first and then give the location of the incident. The dispatcher will immediately dispatch the appropriate agency(s) whether Osnaburg Township Fire Department, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), East Canton Police Department, Ohio Highway Patrol or Stark County Sheriff’s Department while obtaining any additional information. If it is safe to do so, stay on the phone until the dispatcher is finished determining the nature of your emergency and until you are told to hang up. Remember to speak slowly and clearly, so the dispatcher can get the correct information.