Emergencies necessitating a response by law enforcement, paramedics, fire or search and rescue teams are dispatched through Scott County's E-911 communications system. Employees of the E-911 communications department are managed by the Scott County Sheriff's Department. E-911 is governed by an independent, eight-person board of directors. Directors are appointed by the Scott County Mayor and confirmed by the Board of County Commissioners.
The Scott County Emergency Management Agency is responsible for preparing Scott County's emergency preparedness plans and implementing those plans in the event of a natural disaster, act of terrorism or other man-made disaster.
The Executive Director of E-911 and the Emergency Management Agency is Wayne Shoemaker.
Board of Directors
Bob Melhorn, chair
Mike Cross, Sheriff