New phone number for non-urgent police calls is rolled out to unclog Triple ...

New phone number for non-urgent police calls is rolled out to unclog the Triple Zero emergency line New non-urgent police line is now available in Victoria to unclog Triple Zero  The new number is 13 14 44 and is staffed 24 hours a day for non-urgent matters  About 30 per cent of calls to Triple Zero do not require an immediate response  Victoria joins the rest of Australia where the 13 14 44 number is already active 

By Brett Lackey For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 03:18 BST, 1 July 2019 | Updated: 07:24 BST, 1 July 2019

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A new phone number is now available for Victorians to report non-urgent police matters - designed to unclog the Triple Zero number. 

The new number - 13 14 44 - is staffed 24 hours and is for calls where an emergency response is not required - such as property theft and neighbourhood disputes. 

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