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The Lucas County 911 Regional Council of Governments is a partnership of county, municipal and township governments to operate a safe, effective and efficient 911 system for Lucas County, Ohio and all of the subdivisions within its jurisdictional territory.

We are consolidated under the Joint Power Authority model, ensuring that all participants in consolidation have a voice in decisions pertaining to the services provided. The Board of Directors of the Lucas County 911 Regional Council of Governments consist of the following voting members:

  • Sheriff of Lucas County; Police chief of the most populous municipality in Lucas County;
  • Fire chief of the most populous municipality in Lucas County;
  • Police chief of the second most populous jurisdiction in Lucas County;
  • Municipal (Village or City) police chief selected by a majority of the municipal police chiefs, excluding municipal police chief(s) that already maintain representation on the Board of Directors;
  • Municipal (Village or City) fire chief selected by a majority of the municipal fire chiefs, excluding municipal fire chief(s) that already maintain representation on the Board of Directors;
  • and Township fire chief selected by a majority vote of the Lucas County Township Association.

As authorized by Ohio Revised Code Section 167.03(A)(5), the services provided include, but are not limited to: countywide call taking for 9-1-1 and non-emergency community 10-digit non-emergency public safety numbers; receipt of emergency texts for public safety services; countywide dispatching for law enforcement, fire service and emergency medical services; and operational costs and maintenance required for the consolidated PSAP and back-up center to include 9-1-1 telephone system hardware and software, computer aided dispatch system hardware and software, mobile data software, Emergency Medical Dispatch software, 9-1-1 mapping, text-to-911 software and voice recorder systems.

Lucas County 911 Regional Council of Governments

Board of Directors

George Kral

George Kral

Toledo Police Chief

Michael Navarre

Michael Navarre

Lucas County Sheriff

Brian Byrd

Brian Byrd

Toledo Fire Chief

Paul Long

Paul Long

Sylvania Township Police Chief

John Wenzlick

John Wenzlick

Ottawa Hills Police Chief

Barry Cousino

Barry Cousino

Springfield Fire Department Chief

Joshua Hartbarger

Joshua Hartbarger

Whitehouse Fire Chief