911 Communications

911 Communications Division

Hours of Operation:
911 Communications is operational 24 hours/ 7 days a week.

Accident Reports and Business Center Requests can be obtained:
8 AM- 5 PM



The Kennett 911 Center is the direct link between the citizens and emergency response services. Kennett 911 Center is staffed 365 days a year, and 24 hours a day. Consisting of seven (7) full time operators, and one (1) part time operators.


A 911 Communication Operator is a trained professional. Who handles all emergency 911 calls, as well as non-emergency calls for service. Among a variety of responsibilities dispatchers are required to monitor multiple radio frequencies simultaneously, track officer’s activities in the field, prioritize calls and dispatch appropriate units as well as receive and communicate severe weather information.


Kennett 911 Communications Team will continue to be recognized as the standard of excellence in public safety communications, attracting and retaining the greatest talent while consistently exceeding the communities’ expectations.


At Kennett 911 Communications, our professional staff will remain focused on your call, your emergency, your safety.

Contact Info

Courtney Tefft
911 Communications Coordinator
200 Cedar St
Kennett, MO 63857

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I become a 911 Communications Officer?

If you are at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or equivalent, have no criminal record and are willing to work a variety of shifts with rotating days off, you could become a Communications Officer. Please review the Kennett 911 Communications Facebook page for openings.