ETSB / 911
Karl J. Kovarik
Whiteside County 911 Coordinator
200 E. Knox Street
Morrison, IL 61270
Oversees the 911 System's at two PSAP's (Public Safety Answering Points in Whiteside County:
- Whiteside County Sheriff's Office
- Sterling Combined Center (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 internet 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
Erie Fire District
Prophetstown Fire District
Whiteside Co. Board Chairman
Sterling Fire District
CGH Emergency Services
MCH EMS Supervisor
Rock Falls Police Dept.
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.