Located at 2600 Nashville Rd, it is home for the Barry County Central dispatch and the Emergency Manager. The facility is staffed 24 hours a day for emergency/non-emergency calls and dispatch Police, Fire and EMS
We accept Text messages to 911 (SMS only, no pictures or group texts)
We have Smart911 in Barry County, it is free to create an account. You can create a safety profile for you and your household in order to better help us respond to you in an emergency, and possibly help save your life. Please take 10 minutes to sign up today!
You can opt-in to receive emergency alerts with or without a Smart911 profile. It only takes a few minutes and you can opt-out at any time.
We process around 95,000 calls annually.
Over 75% of our calls are from Cell phones as more and more residents are switching from land lines to wireless.
Follow this link for more details on our call volume.
We have the ability to receive caller location from the Cell Phone providers, but sometimes we have to utilize other tools to help us find you. These tools include:
Rapid SOS location services
Smart911 safety profiles