Howard County, IN

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Howard County Sheriff's Dept.
Attn: 911 Center
1800 W. Markland Ave.
Kokomo, IN 46901

Emergency: 911
Phone: 765.457.1105
Fax: 765.456.7584

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Howard County Admin. Center
220 N Main St
Kokomo, IN 46901

Open Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm
webmaster@co.howard.in.us

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911 FAQ's


911 is the number to know to report a police, fire or medical emergency--a situation requiring the immediate presence of police officers, fire fighters or emergency medical personnel.

In a crisis, seconds count! They can mean the difference between life and death.

There is one easy-to-remember number to call for police, fire and medical emergencies--911.

Please remember, 911 is an emergency number ONLY.

  • If you call from any telephone in Howard County, listen for a dial tone, then dial 9-1-1. You do not have to have wireless service to call 911.
  • When you reach the emergency 911 phone dispatcher, you will be asked to verify the location from which you calling and describe the nature of the emergency.
  • Stay calm. Do NOT hang up. Stay on the telephone until directed otherwise by the 911 dispatcher. If you hang up, you must redial.

Call 911 to report:

  • Someone breaking into your home now, or breaking into a neighbor's home
  • A shooting
  • A fire
  • A traffic accident involving injury
  • A person screaming
  • A person choking
  • A fight or display of weapons
AN EMERGENCY IS ANY SITUATION THAT TO PRESERVE LIFE OR PROPERTY REQUIRES IMMEDIATE RESPONSE BY POLICE, FIRE OR EMERGENCY MEDICAL AGENCIES

DO NOT call 911 to:
  • Report telephone, power or cable television outages
  • Report an abandoned vehicle, a loud party, a pet-related problem or vandalism
  • Request legal advise
  • Request directory assistance
  • Request or provide any information that does NOT need immediate attention
Please remember:
911 is an emergency number and should not be used for non-emergency purposes.