The Grant County Sheriff's Department employs 11 full-time dispatchers, including one IDACS coordinator and one supervisor, and two part-time dispatchers. The dispatchers handle all 911 landline calls originating in Grant County, not including Marion proper. They answer all cellular 911 calls that are placed throughtout Grant County. They dispatch the 46 members that make up our staff and road division and all county fire departments.
In 2010 they handled 62,797 calls for service, with 3,772 landline 911 calls, and 21,860 cell 911 calls. Dispatch received 1,800 calls for fire and 2,481 calls for EMS.