Who is Cherokee County E 9-1-1?
Created in 1985, Cherokee County E 9-1-1 answers approximately 770 calls daily, totaling 280,000 phone calls each year.
The Cherokee County Communications Department/E 9-1-1 is a public safety answering point for police, sheriff, fire/emergency medical and emergency management services within Cherokee County.
Cherokee County E 9-1-1 dispatches units for the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, Woodstock Police Department, Canton Police Department, Holly Springs Police Department, Ball Ground Police Department, Cherokee County Marshal's Office, Cherokee County School Police, Cherokee County Fire/Emergency Services, and Woodstock Fire Department.
All 9-1-1 employees are CPR and Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) certified enabling them to give life-saving instructions until help arrives. In carrying out our mission, we recognize that service is our one and only product and we strive to provide it at the most superior level possible. We also recognize that our strength and success is tied directly to the individual and unique contributions of each of us working in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork with our public safety associates, both within and outside the communications center.