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Emergency Communications (911)

Established in 1994, Emergency Communications' primary mission is to serve the citizens of Douglas County, including the cities of Baldwin, Eudora and Lawrence, by acting as a communications link between the citizen who needs an emergency service response and those law enforcement, fire, and medical response agencies who provide such services.

The department accomplishes this mission by providing enhanced 911 telephone services for the entire county (except the University of Kansas Campus), radio dispatching personnel and equipment for the 23 law enforcement, fire, and medical response agencies serving the cities, townships, and rural areas of Douglas County, Kansas.

Our Services

Emergency Services

Emergency services provided by Douglas County, including 911 and emergency management.

Emergency Notifications

Emergency Notifications services provided by the county and the NE Kansas Regional Notification System.


Non-Emergency telephone numbers and information.

Department Contacts

Name Job Title Phone Number Email Address
Anthony Foster Director 785-830-2470
Jeremy Rabb Deputy Director 785-330-2882
Betsy Anderson Administrative Supervisor 785-832-5214
Edna Brubaker Night Supervisor 785-331-5245
Sonya Baeza Day Supervisor 785-832-5216