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
Bill Teeter - Assistant Director
Bill Teeter joined Pope County 9-1-1 in July of 1997 as a Telecommunicator / Dispatcher. He was promoted to Dispatch Shift Supervisor in November of 2014. In October of 2017 he was appointed to the position of Assistant Director of Pope county 9-1-1 and the Office of Emergency Management. Bill monitors the day to day operations of the radio room, including but not limited to personnel scheduling and staffing, equipment maintenance, and adherence to the Standard Operating Guidelines.
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.
Samuel Evans - IT Director
Samuel Evans joined us in January of 2015 as our IT Manager, and is currently studying Information Technology at Arkansas Tech University. He joined the Army Reserves in 2011 as an Information Technology Specialist and in 2013 deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan where he served for a year. Sam maintains all of our computers and their operating systems and assists other Pope County agencies as needed. He also maintains our mapping programs used in conjunction with the Computer Aided Dispatch System.
Josh Freeman - Administrative Assistant
Joshua Freeman joined Pope County 9-1-1 as a Telecommunicator / Dispatcher. In October of 2017 he started a new position of Administrative Assistant along with still having his dispatching duties. Josh 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)