Welcome to the website of the Tazewell County, Illinois Emergency Telephone System Board. The Tazewell County Emergency Telephone System Board, commonly referred to as the Tazewell County 9-1-1 Board or ETSB, is responsible for the implementation and maintenance of the 9-1-1 telephone system in Tazewell County, Illinois.
Tazewell County is located in central Illinois, approximately midway between Chicago and St. Louis. Tazewell County covers 658 square miles with a 2000 census population of 128,485 residents.
It is the responsibility of the Tazewell County Emergency Telephone System Board to deliver 9-1-1 service to residents of the following communities: Armington, Creve Coeur, Deer Creek, Delavan, East Peoria, Green Valley, Groveland, Hopedale, Mackinaw, Marquette Heights, Minier, Morton, Pekin, North Pekin, South Pekin, Tremont, Washington and all unincorporated areas of Tazewell County.
The mission of the Tazewell County Emergency Telephone System Board is to plan, implement, control, maintain and upgrade to meet the current and future demands of the 9-1-1 telephone system for the entire County of Tazewell.
We have created the following sections on our website, all accessible via the menu at the top:
9-1-1 Facts: This section provides information and tips on enhanced 9-1-1 calls, wireless 9-1-1 calls and VoIP 9-1-1 calls. Statistics are also available showing the total number of 9-1-1 calls made to each dispatch center in Tazewell County and what type of 9-1-1 call those were.
Dispatch Centers: This section will provide a brief look at the 4 dispatch centers in Tazewell County and the communities that they serve.
About Us: This section contains history on the Tazewell County Emergency Telephone System Board, information on how we are funded, the current makeup of the Tazewell County Emergency Telephone System Board, and brief biographies on the Tazewell County Emergency Telephone System Board staff.