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"Welcome to the Emergency Telephone System Department and Sangamon County Central Dispatch System. At ETSD and SCCDS it is our goal to provide emergency and non-emergency communications for public-safety agencies of Sangamon County, Illinois. We provide the vital link between those who need help and those who will help. - Dave Dodson, Director

Mission Statement

"It is the mission of Sangamon County Central Dispatch System to provide professional, expeditious, and courteous, service to the citizens of Sangamon County and to all agencies we serve."


Police, Fire, or Medical Phone: Dial 9-1-1 (24 hours) Voice & TDD


Police, Fire, or Medical Services County
Phone: (217) 753-6666 (24 hours) Voice & TDD
City Police: (217) 788-8311 (24 hours) Voice & TDD
Fire: (217) 788-8444 (24 hours) Voice & TDD

  • Office & Dispatch
    2000 Shale Avenue
    Springfield, IL 62703
  • Phone
    p: (217) 753-6839
  • Hours
    8:00AM - 5:00PM CST
    Monday - Friday