E 9-1-1 Communications
The Polk County 911 Communications Center seeks to provide the most effective emergency communications possible. The goal of Polk County Communications is to provide rapid, convenient, and professional access to all branches of public safety for the citizens of this County and those passing through.
Thousands of People in the United States call 9-1-1 every day seeking help in a time of crisis. These calls are routed to a Public Safety Answer Point or PSAP. When a 9-1-1 call is made in Polk County North Carolina or from a cell phone that hits a cell tower in Polk County, the call for help is routed to the Polk County E 9-1-1 Communications Center, a department of Polk County Local Government. More
When Should I Call 911?
In an Emergency call 911 immediately! More
What You Need to Know About Text-to-911
At this time; text-to-911 is NOT AVAILABLE in Polk County. You must make a Voice, Relay or TTY call to 911 for emergencies. For more information about this developing technology the Federal Communications Commission has an informative video and article at http://www.fcc.gov/text-to-911
|Director James McGuinn
In an Emergency Dial 911
United Way Help Line Dial 211
Frequently Requested Phone Numbers