Communications Center

The Dickinson County Communications Center handles all 911 and non-emergency calls for Dickinson County. The center is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week and dispatches for the following agencies:

  • Dickinson County Sheriff's Office
  • Arnolds Park Police
  • Lake Park Police
  • Milford Police
  • Okoboji Police
  • Spirit Lake Police
  • Arnolds Park/Okoboji Fire & Rescue
  • Lake Park Fire Department
  • Milford Fire & Rescue
  • Spirit Lake Fire Department
  • Spirit Lake First Responders
  • Superior Fire & Rescue
  • Terril Fire Department
  • Lakes Regional Healthcare Ambulance
  • Lake Park Ambulance
  • Terril Ambulance
  • Iowa Department of Natural Resources Lakes Patrol

In addition, the Communications Center maintains contact with these agencies:

  • Iowa State Patrol
  • Iowa Department of Natural Resources
  • Iowa DOT Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement
  • Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation

The Sheriff's Office employs six full-time and one part-time dispatchers to handle the thousands of calls for service that are generated each year in Dickinson County.

For more information on the E-911 System in Dickinson County, visit the Dickinson County E-911 Website.

Location & Contact Info

Dickinson County Sheriff's Office

Physical Address
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 1200
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 214
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

(t) 712-336-2793
(f) 712-336-1946