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 until 7.


Shameka Fluker - Dispatcher

Shemeca Wilson - Dispatcher

Valada Dunning - Dispatcher

Natrina Wilson - Dispatcher

Monique Holt - Dispatcher


Cliff Scarbrough - Dispatcher


Kim Carter - Dispatcher


Joelisa Bates - Dispatcher






Your 911 Center

Information about your local 9-1-1 Center! *

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 a 9-1-1 Director, an assistant director, and 8 full time dispatchers.  There are 2 dispatchers on duty at all times. 

These two dispatchers dispatch for:

Police Departments

 Demopolis Police Department    
 Linden Police Department
Marengo County Sheriff’s Department
Sweet Water Police Department
 Myrtlewood Police Department
 Thomaston Police Department

Fire Departments

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

Medical

 Amstar Ambulance Service

 

Miscellaneous Departments  

Alabama Power
Black Warrior
Demopolis water department
Demopolis street department
Linden water department
Linden street department
County road crew
State road crew
 State Troopers
Telephone companies
Air evac


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

 

 These two dispatchers are also responsible for setting off the weather sirens for all of Marengo County in the event of severe weather.  

 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


Other responsibilities

 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, driver’s 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
Handle multiple calls at the same time.
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​​​​​Marengo County Emergency Communications District