Howard County, IN

Contact Information

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

Emergency: 911
Phone: 765.457.1105
Fax: 765.456.7584
Tip Line 765.614.3372

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General Contact Info

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

Open Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm

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Text to 9-1-1

Find the message or messaging icon on your phone. Do NOT use a text app you have downloaded. Select "Create a new text message". Put 911 in the to: field. 

Put your emergency and your location in the message body. Do not attach or send pictures or videos. 

Keep your message short and do not use abbreviations.

After you enter your text, press send.

The 911 center will reply as quickly as possible.

Continue your dialog with 911 and follow their instructions.

When Do You Text 9-1-1?

Make a voice call when you can. Text if you can't make a voice call, or if a voice call would put you in danger. Text-to-911 is not as fast as making a voice call. The 911 center may ask you to make a voice call if you don't know your location.