Quincy/Adams County 911


The Quincy/Adams County 9-1-1 system was established in 1989 by both the City of Quincy and Adams County.  The Quincy/Adams County 9-1-1 Center is responsible for the efficient operation of our countywide Enhanced 9-1-1 telephone and public safety communications systems.

The Center employs 20 personnel and is the county’s only Public Safety Answering Point.  9-1-1 staff is responsible for emergency and non-emergency call handling; public safety dispatch for police, sheriff, fire, and emergency medical services; activity reporting and documentation; and communications support for all City of Quincy and Adams County public safety agencies.

Quincy/Adams County 9-1-1 Center is an inter-governmental agency of both City of Quincy and Adams County governments.  The oversight authority is the 9-1-1 Governing Board that consists of eleven members.

The 9-1-1 Director is the chief executive for Quincy/Adams County 9-1-1 System and functions as a department head in both the City of Quincy and Adams County governments.

Contact information:
Steve Rowlands
9-1-1 Director
222 N. 52nd Street
Quincy, IL 62305
(217) 228-4572
911@co.adams.il.us

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-Emergency: (217) 222-9360
Administration: (217) 228-4573
Fax: (217) 222-9361