Clinton County Law Enforcement Center
241 7th Avenue North
Clinton, IA 52732The Clinton County Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP)
is located at the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office.
The PSAP receives 911 and non-emergency calls for all of Clinton County. The calls are dispatched to the four Law Enforcement Agencies, eight Ambulance services and seventeen Fire Departments that service Clinton County. The Clinton County PSAP is staffed by twelve telecommunicators including Lead Operators. The Communications Manager Eric Dau, oversees the day to day operations and the entire group is under the direction of Sheriff Rick Lincoln ( Director of Communications) and Chief Dave Porter (Assistant Director).
2011 Communications Stats
Clinton County telecommunicators have participated in numerous activities to promote Communications and 911 in Clinton County: National Night Out, Safety Town, Fire Department Open Houses, Citizen Police Academy, Clinton Meth Reduction Coalition, to name a few.
The dedicated professionals that staff the Communications Center have over 100 years of experience.
The Telecommunicator is the first to speak with the hysterical caller, getting enough information to dispatch the correct emergency responders safely, then further assisting with any additional requests from the responders.