308 N. Jefferson St.  Neosho, MO  64850  /  417-451-8333  /  Fax:  417-451-8275  



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It shall be the purpose and mission of the Central Dispatch Center to strive for the best response to and for calls for service in Newton County in a fast, efficient, and professional manner to assist the citizens of Newton County in protecting life and property, and to assist all Public Safety agencies in Newton County in carrying out their duties in the best manner possible.

About us
Goals and Objectives



The basic goal of the Central Dispatch Center will be to handle all incoming calls, all radio traffic, and all computer accessed information in an expedient manner while providing an important life and property saving service to the citizens of Newton County.  Methods of operation will strive to remain current, up-to-date, and timely.




The Newton County Central Dispatch Center is the Public Safety Answering Point for citizens and visitors of Newton County, Missouri needing assistance from Police, Fire, or Emergency Medical Services in emergency and non-emergency situations.  All public safety personnel are dispatched and tracked by Central Dispatch personnel.

The telecommunicators monitor and dispatch five law enforcement agencies, ten fire departments, and a county-wide ambulance service.  Our center is comprised of 14 full-time dispatchers (function as both call takers and dispatchers simultaneously) and six administrative staff and office personnel.        



Newton County is a mostly rural community with a population of over 56,000.  The Central Dispatch Center is located in the county seat of Neosho, Missouri.  Neosho is the largest city with a population of over 10,500.  Newton County is located in southwest Missouri and has approximately 627 square miles.    


Purpose and Mission

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