Public Safety officials for Dubuque County
and the City of Dubuque have announced
that Smart-9-1-1 (Smart911) is now available
for all residents of Dubuque County.
That makes it the first county in Iowa to
offer Smart911 service. It’s being funded
with forfeiture funds from the Dubuque
County Drug Task Force. Yearly costs
of the service are just under $15,000.
Those costs will be split between the
Dubuque County Sheriff’s Department
and the City of Dubuque Police Department.
To subscribe to Smart 9-1-1, a safety
profile must be created on-line at
www.smart911.com. Residents of
Dubuque County in both cities and
in rural areas, are encouraged to
create their own safety profile with
Smart911. That’s so their information
will be immediately available to
Additional information is available
on-line at www.cityofdubuque.org/911,
or by calling (563) 589-7856.