Tazewell County, Virginia


Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office – Communications Division
315 School Street, Suite 9
Tazewell, VA  24651

Derrick Ruble, Director
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Voice: 276-988-0803
Fax: 276-988-5012

Shannon Yost, Chief Dispatcher
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Voice: 276-988-0914
Fax: 276-988-5012

Tazewell County 911 has been handling emergency calls in Tazewell County since April 23, 1997.  The 911 Center is comprised of 21 sworn employees’ under the Communications Division of the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office.

The 911 Center is responsible for dispatching 25 Law Enforcement, Fire, and EMS agencies.  In 2012 the 911 Center processed 27,766 emergency phone calls, 95,432 non-emergency phone calls, 38,663 incident reports were created, and 911,544 radios transmissions were processed.

Questions or complaints regarding 911 services should contact the Director or Chief Dispatcher.  Please visit the Sheriff’s Office page at www.facebook.com/tazewellcountysheriff for regular updates.

Addressing of County residences and businesses is handled by the Addressing Coordinator and can be reached at 276-988-1211.