Welcome to Barry County Emergency Services E9-1-1               "The strength behind the scenes"

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  • Barry County Emergency Services is governed by a board of 7 elected officials.  For information regarding upcoming board meetings make contact with the director.
  • The 911 Center broke ground in March 2007 and was fully operational March 2008
  •  It was designed to withstand an F-5 tornado and accommodate county growth and needs. 

  • It has an uninterrupted power supply and a generator for 24/7 continuous operations in cases of weather and disasters.

  •  The 911 center is capable of providing countywide emergency service from one location. This helps you with only having to contact one place for all the help you need.

  • The 911 center was designed with efficiency in mind with a ground-source heating and cooling system.

  • The 911 center  is also responsible for all mapping and addressing of Barry County.

  • 911 maps new roads and houses that are built and updates the dispatchers maps and post offices.

  • 911 is responsible for maintaining/replacing all road signs in the county.

  • 911 also makes maps for your law enforcement, fire departments and ambulance services. These maps assist them with finding you in an emergency.

  • The 911 center is responsible for activating storm sirens countywide at the direction of the National Weather Service, law enforcement, and fire departments

  • Dispatch answers for 13 fire departments, 10 law enforcement agencies, 3 ambulance districts and Emergency Management in the county, which encompasses 791 square miles.
  • In 2011 Barry County E9-1-1 answered 116,169 calls, of which 29,771 were calls for service
  • Barry County E9-1-1 Dispatchers are also EMD’s, Emergency Medical Dispatchers
  • Dispatchers are qualified to give life saving instructions to callers. (CPR, baby delivery, etc.)

  • Dispatchers must stay current on radio communications, criminal law, civil law, fire, incident command system, and a wide variety of other topics

Agencies We Serve

Law Enforcement Agencies

  • Barry County Sheriffs Department

  • Butterfiled Police Department

  • Cassvillle Police Department

  • Exeter Police Department

  • Missouri State Highway Patrol and Water Patrol

  • Purdy Police Department

  • Seligman Police Department

  • Washburn Police Department

  • Wheaton Police Department

Fire Departments and First Responders

  • Aurora Rural Fire Department and First Responders

  • Butterfield Fire Department and First Responders

  • Cassville Fire Department and First Responders

  • Central Crossing Fire Department and Shell Knob First Responders

  • Eagle Rock Golden Mano Fire Department and First Responders

  • Exeter Fire Department and First Responders

  • Jenkins Fire Department and First Responders

  • Monett Rural Fire Department and First Responders

  • Northern Stone Northeastern Barry Fire Department

  • Purdy Fire Department and First Responders

  • Seligman Fire Department and First Responders

  • Washburn Fire Department and First Responders

  • Wheaton Fire Department and First Responders

Emergency Medical Services

  • Barry-Lawrence Ambulance

  • Cox Ambulance

  • Mercy Ambulance

Dispatch also provides information to Emergency Management in regards to weather and other emergencies.

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