Created in 1987, Cobb County 9-1-1 answers about 1,200 emergency phone calls and 1,000 non-emergency phone calls daily, totaling 800,000 phone calls each year.
Cobb County 911 is a 24-hour, toll-free voice for emergency calls for service.
All 9-1-1 employees are CPR and Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) certified, enabling them to give life saving instructions until help arrives.
Cobb County 9-1-1 dispatches units for the Cobb County Police and Fire Departments, Marietta Police and Fire Departments, and the Powder Springs Police Department.
Cobb County 9-1-1 subscribes to the A T & T Language line which can translate over 140 languages, it is normally accessed by using three-way calling to a 1-800 number.
All 9-1-1 bureau personnel are TDD (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf) and TTY (Teletypewriter) certified for the deaf and hearing impaired. By federal law, access to 9-1-1 must be provided to the deaf and hearing impaired.
Our bureau operates two (2) twelve hour shifts.