The Marengo County 9-1-1 Communications Center is manned 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 day a year.


Presently, the Center employees 8 full time employees that live through out Marengo County and a 9-1-1 Director.


There are two dispatcher on duty at all times.


These two dispatchers dispatch calls to:


          Demopolis Police Department          

   

Linden Police Department      

 

Marengo County Sheriff’s Department


Sweet Water Police Department 

      

Myrtlewood Police Department   


Thomaston Police Department


Alabama State Troopers


Amstar Ambulance Service


Demopolis Fire Department


 Linden Fire Department


Jefferson Fire Department

 

Marengo Rescue Squad

 

Springhill FD

 

Thomaston FD


 Myrtlewood FD


 Surginer FD


 Dixons Mills FD

 

Sweet Water FD

 

South Marengo Rescue Squad


 Putnam FD


Alabama Power 

(For Downed Power Lines)


 Black Warrior

(For Downed Power Lines)

 

Water departments

 

Street departments


Marengo County road crews

(for trees down)


Alabama State Road crew 

(for trees down)


 Plus any other department that may have to handle an emergency.




Below is a list of what some of their duties are:


* Responsible for answering 10 telephone lines


* Responsible for listening to traffic on 12 radios


* Responsible for getting the necessary information out of every caller


* Responsible for paging out the correct FD, Ambulance, or Law enforcement officer to a certain location


* Required to know where every on duty law enforcement officer is in Marengo County


* Required to keep a check on every law enforcement officer that is on a call from the time he/she arrives until


he is finished and back in his car


* Required to keep a check on all officers that is on a traffic stop from the time he/she says she is stopping the


car until he is finished and back in his car


* Required to not only keep the officer checked on a traffic stop but to also run tags, drivers licenses, check for


warrants, and log the action of the officer


* Monitor weather conditions and set off sirens if Marengo County goes under a tornado warning


* During severe storms they must not only handle all the police, fire and medical calls but also notify the power


companies, road crews etc of emergencies


* Must find out who, what, when , where, and why on every call


* Monitor all radios for radio transmissions from law enforcement field units


* Communicate with suicidal citizens


* Keep a detailed record of every incident that occurs for police, fire, medical and any other that they dispatch


* Plus many many more.


The job of a 911 dispatcher requires considerable change in lifestyle due to the nature of the work and the


variable work schedule. This job is extremely stressful, due to the requirement for accuracy and the nature of the


information being handled and each dispatcher does their very best to give every caller or responder the highest


level of assistance available.  The dispatchers at Marengo County E-911 don’t do this job because they just want


a pay check they do it because they care. It takes a very special person to be a 911 dispatcher but we are all


human and everyone makes mistakes and we do our very best to avoid these. If you think or hear that a mistake


has been made please feel free to give us a call and find out what really happened. Please don’t just go by what


you read or hear find out for yourself.



Marengo County 911 is a division of County government.  A Board of Directors is appointed by the County Commission to oversee the


operation of the 911 system. The Board employs an Executive Director to implement the Board's policies and to manage the day to day


operation of the system. The  Executive Director hires and supervises staff as authorized by the Board to ensure the efficient operation of


the 911 system. 


Board Members

Tommie Reese - Chairman                                                  Bruce Baker - Co - Chairman

Carolyn Rogers                                                                        Joseph Hudson

Bill Mason                                                                                 Ricky Hall







STAFFING

Adminstrative

Kevin McKinney - Director



Jennifer Robertson - Assistant Director / Dispatcher


Dispatchers


A minimum of a two dispatchers/telecommunicators are on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and  365 days a year.

Shifts are divided into 12 hour days and 12 hour nights and run from 7 til 7. 


Shameka Fluker - Dispatcher

Shemeca Wilson - Dispatcher

Valada Dunning - Dispatcher

Natrina Wilson - Dispatcher

Monique Holt - Dispatcher


Cliff Scarbrough - Dispatcher


Kim Carter - Dispatcher


Audrey Anderson - Dispatcher




Your 911 Center

​​​​​Marengo County Emergency Communications District