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Lake County E-911

For Emergencies Dial 9-1-1

Non-Emergency Line Dial 231-745-2711

Director, Don Divis
231-745- 6238


The Lake County Central Dispatch Center is the Public Safety Answering Point for citizens

and visitors of Lake County, Michigan, needing assistance from Police, Fire, or

Emergency Medical Services in emergency and non-emergency situations. All public

safety personnel are dispatched and tracked by Central Dispatch personal.

The telecommunicators monitor and dispatch four law enforcement agencies, eleven fire

departments, and a county-wide ambulance service. Our center is comprised of eight

full-time dispatchers (function as both call takers and dispatchers simultaneously) and one administrator.

Lake County is a mostly rural community with a population of 11,333. The Central

Dispatch Center is located in the county seat of Baldwin, Michigan. Baldwin is the largest

city in Lake County with a population of 1,107. Lake County is located in northwest

Michigan and has approximately 575 square miles.

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