Category Archive: 911

Feb
24

Counties of Southern Illinois (CSI) Group awarded NextGen 9-1-1 Institute’s Outstanding Call Center Award

Union County 9-1-1 coordinator Jana Fear was among the recipients of last night’s Outstanding 9-1-1 Call Center Award on behalf of the Counties of Southern Illinois (CSI) Group.  The award (photo attached) was presented last night at a reception hosted by the NextGen 9-1-1 Institute in Washington, DC. The Union County Board of Commissioners wishes to …

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Dec
29

Updated Flood Warning

Please see this updated release from the Sheriff’s office regarding flood conditions and siren activity.

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Nov
06

Union County 9-1-1 Coordinator Among Recipients of INENA Award

Union County 9-1-1 Coordinator Jana Fear was among the recipients of an award from the Illinois Chapter of the National Emergency Number Association (INENA).  The award, presented during the 2015 Illinois Public Safety Telecommunications Conference, recognized the contributions of Fear and several other members of the 9-1-1 Services Advisory Board. The plaque reads, “Thank you for your dedication …

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Jan
16

Union County 911 Second In State To Go Live With Next Generation 9-1-1 System

JONESBORO—On January 14, 2015, Union County 911 joined a very small club of 9-1-1 systems in Illinois to go live with Next Generation 9-1-1 services.  In fact, they are only the second 911 system in the State of Illinois to meet this goal. “This is a case where southern Illinois is really leading the state,” …

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Jan
14

WSIU: Union County Emergency Care Upgraded

Great job by Ambulance Director Grant Capel on WSIU discussing upgrades to emergency services. Click here to listen online.

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Oct
14

Illinois Commerce Commission Approves Union County 9-1-1 Next Generation Modification Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Commerce Commission Approves Union County 9-1-1 Next Generation Modification Plan Union County 9-1-1 Coordinator Jana Fear reports that on October 7, 2014, the Illinois Commerce Commission gave final approval for the Union County 9-1-1 Next Generation Modification Plan. Approval culminated from a lot of detailed work on a massive Next Generation …

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Jan
31

CLOSED – TELECOMMUNICATOR\CORRECTION’S OFFICER POSITION

The Union County Sheriff’s Office\E-911 is currently accepting applications for the position of Telecommunicator\Correction’s Officer and the position of Patrol Deputy to update the employment eligibility list. All candidates considered for the position of Telecommunicator\Correction’s Officer or Patrol Deputy will be selected from the eligibility list compiled by the Union County Sheriff’s Office Merit Board. All applicants must file an …

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Oct
26

Jana Fear Appointed to 9-1-1 Services Advisory Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jana Fear Appointed to 9-1-1 Services Advisory Board SPRINGFIELD—One of Union County’s own will soon be influencing the future of 9-1-1 in the State of Illinois.  On October 18, 2013, Governor Pat Quinn filed paperwork with the Secretary of State appointing Jana Fear to the 9-1-1 Services Advisory Board. The 9-1-1 Services …

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Aug
08

Fehrenbacher Thanked For Years Of Service

JONESBORO— On August 7, 2013, at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Union County Emergency Telephone System Board, Dwayne Fehrenbacher was presented with a plaque in appreciation of his dedicated service to Union County 9-1-1 and the Union County Sheriff’s Office.  The Union County ETSB and staff expressed their sincere appreciation for his time spent …

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