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Katie Pilgrim
Whiteside County 911 Coordinator
200 E. Knox Street
Morrison, IL 61270

Phone: 815-772-5262
Fax: 815-772-7944

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Whiteside County Sheriff's Dispatch Center, Morrison: 815-772-4044

Twin City Communications Center, Sterling: 815-632-6640

Oversees the 911 System's two PSAP's (Public Safety Answering Points in Whiteside County:

  • Whiteside County Sheriff's Office, Morrison, IL
  • Twin City Communication Center, Sterling, IL (Sterling, Rock Falls Police & Fire, CGH Ambulance)

E911 has been in place in Whiteside County since December 1992. All residents of Whiteside County who have phone service, including cellular and VoIP phone service, have access to 911. With the implementation of 911, access to 38 different public safety agencies are able to be reached by dialing this one emergency number.

Whiteside County's 911 system can plot cellular calls on the county's GIS mapping system to determine caller location if provided by the caller's phone company.

Emergency Telephone Systems Board Members:

John Booker, Chairman
Whiteside Co. Sheriff's Office

Mark Wiseley
Erie Fire District

Arian Landheer
Prophetstown Fire District

James Duffy
Whiteside Co. Board Member

Michael Dettman 
Sterling Fire District

Chad Hartman
CGH Emergency Services

Dan Hovey
MCH EMS Supervisor

James Melton
Public-At-Large Member

David Pilgrim
Rock Falls Police Chief

ETSB Meetings are held quarterly on the third Thursday in the months of January, April, July and October at 2:30pm in the Law Enforcement Hearing Room.

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