The Joint Dispatch Center is operated by 7 civilian dispatchers., and is responsible for all calls coming into the Police Department, and all 911 calls for the Chillicothe Fire Department. The communications operators dispatch all emergency and non-emergency calls for the city of Chillicothe Police, and all emergency call for Chillicothe Fire Dept.
Our dispatchers are the primary call takers for 911 calls from land line based phones inside the city limits of Chillicothe.
All calls coming from cell phones and cable or Internet based lines or numbers are switched to the Ross Co. Sheriff’s Office by default. When calling for the City of Chillicothe Police or City Fire from one of these types of lines, please tell the Sheriff Dispatcher that you need the city of Chillicothe 911 operator.