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Shelby County 9-1-1 - Pelham, Alabama  (205)439-6911

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Now Hiring
Have you ever considered a career in 9-1-1? Are you willing to work nights, weekends and holidays? We are now accepting applications for 9-1-1 Public Safety Dispatchers.
     Click here to download an application.
     Click here to download a complete job description.
Completed applications along with resume can be emailed to .

Sheriff's Office Events on the Internet
This page will update every five minutes and shows all activity for the last 24 hours. Visit the event web site.

VoIP Phones and 9-1-1 - If you are considering a VoIP phone provider, please read the fine print related to 9-1-1. The FCC has ruled that all VoIP carriers must provide full 9-1-1 service as of November 28, 2005, but not all route 9-1-1 calls directly to Shelby County 9-1-1.  A good resource for consumer information is

All Wireless Calls Now Phase II - All Wireless Carriers now meet the FCC requirements for sending your location when you dial 9-1-1.
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Emergency Warning Sirens - Shelby 9-1-1 activates some of the sirens in Shelby County. This is a list of the siren locations, including the ones we do not activate.

Why 9-1-1 and not 911 - People have actually become confused and tried to dial Nine-Eleven! We emphasize Nine-One-One so you will react properly when under stress during an emergency.

Home Owner's Insurance Rates - How does a Fire Department's rating affect insurance costs?

TTY / TDD Users Dial 9-1-1. Read this if you use TTY to communicate.


"To provide the citizens of Shelby County with a quick and efficient method for accessing emergency services using 9-1-1 and to support the emergency service providers through superior dispatch and communications services."

Shelby County 9-1-1, 1004 County Services Dr, Pelham, Alabama 35124 (205)439-6911
Copyright 2012