The Quincy/Adams County 9-1-1 system was established in 1989 by both the City of Quincy and Adams County. The Quincy/Adams County 9-1-1 Center is responsible for the efficient operation of our county-wide Enhanced 9-1-1 telephone and public safety communications systems.
The Center employs 21 personnel and is the county's only Public Safety Answering Point. 9-1-1 staff is responsible for emergency and non-emergency call-handling; public safety dispatch for police, sheriff, fire and emergency medical services; activity reporting and documentation; and communications support for all City of Quincy and Adams County public safety agencies.
Quincy/Adams County 9-1-1 Center is an inter-governmental agency of both Adams County and the City of Quincy governments. The oversight authority is the Joint Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB) that consists of nine members.
The 9-1-1 Director is the chief executive for Quincy/Adams County 9-1-1 System and functions as a department head in both the City of Quincy and Adams County governments.