In February 2000, the Adair County Commission, Adair County Ambulance District, City of Kirksville and Truman State University entered into an E-911 Joint Services Agreement for the purpose of improving public safety, and to gain economy of operations, while maintaining, improving and coordinating the professional answering and processing of 911 emergency telephone calls in the parties’ service areas.
E-911 Services including 911 call answering, related dispatch processing, and notification services are provided to the Adair County Sheriff’s Department, Kirksville Police Department, Kirksville Fire Department, Adair County Ambulance District, Truman State University Department of Public Safety, the Novinger/Northern Rural Fire Department, Adair Rural Fire Department, the Greentop Fire Department, and the LaPlata Fire Department.
It is the mission of the Kirksville/Adair County E-911 Joint Communications Center to answer all emergency and non-emergency calls in a prompt and courteous manner. Trained operators dispatch police, fire, and emergency medical units in an efficient and professional manner in order to help save lives, protect property, and assist the public in making safer communities.
Chris Killday, E-911 Director