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Communications Unit

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Public Safety Dispatcher

Communications Unit


The Clinton County Sheriff's Department Communications Unit provides emergency radio and telephone communications for emergency services and citizens within Clinton County.


The Communications Unit is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Typically, we attempt to

schedule two dispatchers to staff each shift.


Dispatchers receive emergency and non emergency phone calls generated from within Clinton County for any type of emergency or concern conceivable.


Dispatchers receive and transmit emergency and non emergency calls via two way radio to police, fire and EMS departments within the county with the exception of Cameron Police Department.


The Communications Unit dispatches for the following agencies-


Clinton County Sheriff's Department

Plattsburg Police Department

Gower Police Department

Trimble Police Department

Lathrop Police Department

Plattsburg Fire Department

Gower Fire Department

Edgerton-Trimble Fire Department

Lathrop Fire Protection District

Holt Fire Protection District

Gower Fire Department

Missouri Conservation Department (Clinton Co)

Clinton County Health Department


Clinton County Dispatchers Group Photo

The job of a dispatcher is very rewarding and very challenging.  This position is just as important as any other position within the public safety field.  Members of public safety agencies as well as the public depend on dispatchers every day to complete their tasks proficiently and expeditiously.  Dispatchers save lives and protect property.  The job of a dispatcher is awesome and respected.  We welcome driven and directed applicants to join our team!

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