Morgan County 911                         

Serving the citizens of Morgan County,AL

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*Mission Statement*

MCEMCD 911 has made a commitment to provide the citizens of Morgan County with the fastest and most efficient response to emergency calls possible. In our centralized call taking facility highly skilled individuals using the most advanced communication technology available will accomplish this goal. It is our promise to constantly evolve with the ever-changing arena of emergency communications, never resting on our laurels or allowing ourselves to become complacent where human life is concerned.

Charles Nichols Communications Center      

     Charles W Nichols

    Communications Center


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Morgan County EMCD 911

4216 Highway 31 South Decatur, AL 35603


Hours of Operation
Monday- Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm     Telephone:  256-552-0911     

Fax:   256-351-4840  

Operations/ Communications Hours of Operation
24 Hours/ 365 days a year

(Non-Emergency) 256-350-4613 or

Fax:  256-560-2998   


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We are located in Decatur, Alabama the county seat of Morgan County. Decatur sits along the shores of the Tennessee River in North Alabama. Decatur is also the core city of the 2-county large Decatur Metropolitan Area. The metro area is the combined area of the City of Decatur and the surrounding areas in suburban, rural, and more developed parts of Morgan and Lawrence Counties. It is the second most populated county in the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area. As of the 2006 Census Bureau estimates, Decatur has a population of 55,778 .   The total population of Morgan County was listed as 115,237 .

Enhanced 911 service was made available to all citizens in Morgan County in 1994. All 911 calls in Morgan County are answered by MCEMCD from their communications center located in the Charles W Nichols Communications Center (pictured left).  MCEMCD dispatches for Decatur PD, Decatur Fire and Rescue and 22 Volunteer Fire Departments and the Morgan County Rescue Squad.   They also dispatch for both Trinity and Priceville PD utilizing the METRO channel.   In addition to this they dispatch 911 calls for EMS provider Decatur EMS.



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