Pope County 9-1-1
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Welcome to Pope County 9-1-1
Pope County 9-1-1 provides a vital link between the citizens of our community and the emergency service response agencies. Our agency strives to maintain the highest level of training, professionalism, and accuracy while efficiently coordinating response for police, medical and fire departments in Pope County.
Each individual member of our staff has an equal and essential role in our goal to continually meet or exceed the expectations of the public we serve.
Additionally, we strive to educate the public, especially our young citizens, on the proper use of the 9-1-1 system and welcome the chance to visit with schools and civic organizations.
If you have questions or comments, please call us at 479-968-1800 or visit us at 4 Emergency Lane in the Pope County Complex.
For emergencies, dial 9-1-1 To report a non-emergency, dial 479-968-0911
You may also reach Pope County 9-1-1 to report an emergency through texting.
MEET OUR STAFF
Josh Freeman - Assistant 9-1-1 Director
Joshua Freeman joined Pope County 9-1-1 as a Telecommunicator / Dispatcher in April of 2008. He started a new position of Assistant 9-1-1 Director along with still having his dispatching duties in January 2021. Josh assists the 9-1-1 Director with administrative duties such as addressing, personnel scheduling, training coordinator, assisting office management, and dispatching.
Michael Durham - Office Manager
Michael Durham joined Pope County 9-1-1 in November of 2013 as a Telecommunicator / Dispatcher. In December of 2016 he moved to the position of Office Manager. Michael maintains the business office services by organizing office operations, providing prompt customer service, and preparing payroll. He is also responsible for accounts payable, addressing new structures in the county, supply management and inventory control.
Brice Gunter - IT Director
Brice Gunter joined Pope County 9-1-1 as the IT Director in March of 2021. Brice graduated from Arkansas Tech University with his Bachelor's degree. He is responsible for all computing systems here at Pope County 9-1-1. He also maintains our server infrastructure that runs the software needed for Pope County 9-1-1 to operate.
Caleb Hubbard - Administrative Assistant
Caleb Hubbard joined Pope County 9-1-1 as a Telecommunicator / Dispatcher in November of 2015. In January of 2021 he started a new position of Administrative Assistant along with still having his dispatching duties. Caleb assists with day to day administrative duties such as addressing, personnel scheduling, training coordinator, assisting office management, and dispatching.
The Pope County 9-1-1 Advisory Board meets once every quarter in the conference room at Pope County 9-1-1. The board and guests are updated on the past quarters business along with pertinent information regarding equipment and/or software upgrades, and any information pertaining to the next business quarter. Advisory Board members are appointed by the County Judge and are eligible to serve two 3 year terms.
Pope County 911 - Application for Employment
(Please fill out and return to Pope County 911 at #4 Emergency Ln, Russellville, AR 72802)