Monty Davis, Director
Located at 9907 Highway 116, Hamilton
Emergency Number 911
Non-emergency Number 706-628-7161
Fax Number 706-628-4164
Handles emergency call for all Harris County dispatching calls from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, the Hamilton, Pine Mountain, Shiloh, and Waverly Hall Police Departments, the Harris County Emergency Medical Service (EMS), and the 12 Volunteer Fire Departments (VFD). 911 will soon be able to pinpoint calls from cell phones, with the upgrade planned for early 2007. When someone calls from a home phone (land line), 911 received information such as the address of the home, the directions to the home, which EMS and VFD to dispatch.
Handles natural and man-made disasters and is the local agency that coordinates with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Planning, to include Emergency Operation plans for the county, school safety plans, and even home emergency planning, is a major part of EMA. EMA also works with Law Enforcement, EMS, and Fire Services with training and exercise.
Homeland Security. Working hand-in-hand with the Sheriff’s Office and other Law Enforcement agencies in the area on potential problems the County may encounter if there was an attack anywhere in our region. The 911/EMA office is assisting emergency workers in getting the required National Incident Management System (NIMS) training, which is mandated by the Federal Government under Presidential Directive Number 5.