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Kane County (IL)


Kane County Government

KaneComm / Kane County 911


Kane County Emergency Communications (KaneComm) is a multi-jurisdictional dispatch center responsible for the deployment of 18 Police, Fire, and Medical agencies located within Kane County. KaneComm personnel are tasked with all of the incoming emergency and non emergency calls for assistance from citizens residing in these jurisdictions.


Telecommunicators field multijurisdictional calls from the public and determine the nature and location of the incident in order to quickly and efficiently deploy police, fire, and medical units as necessary. KaneComm serves as a 24 hour a day continuous operations function responsible for the support of one county sheriff’s department, nine police departments, and six fire departments in addition to serving as a Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP). Telecommunicators must maintain contact with all of the units on assignment while consistently disseminating information and updating their status and location. Staff must monitor several complex radio frequencies while operating a variety of communications equipment. Simultaneously; information must be entered and retrieved from an assortment of electronic data files. These include; but are not limited to, missing persons, wanted persons, orders of protection, registered sex offenders, stolen weapons, and stolen vehicles.

Facility and Equipment:

KaneComm is located at the Kane County Government Center Campus at 719 S. Batavia Avenue in Geneva IL. The Communications Center is home to 6 multifunctional state of the art dispatch terminals. Each Telecommunicator has the capability of utilizing all of the communications equipment and software applications at any given time from any workstation within the facility. Each console is outfitted with 5 flat screen LCD monitors. One of the five is solely designated for the MCC-5500 radio console. This technology enables interactive touch screen capabilities used to monitor a total of 21 police and fire radio frequencies. The Telecommunicators can communicate with public safety entities both locally and statewide using a touch screen, foot pedal, or wireless headsets. All of the data related to calls for service as well as the activity of the field units is input via the New World Systems Computer Aided Dispatch application. The numerous phone calls handled daily by KaneComm are managed via the VESTA Pallas phone system supported by AT&T. Telecommunicators also have access to Orion Mapstar, an application that maps the approximate location of 911 callers based on the information provided by Phase II Wireless technology.

Subscribers of KaneComm Dispatch Services:

Kane County Sheriff's Department- Kane County Office of Emergency Management- Wayne PD- Gilberts PD- Hampshire PD- Maple Park PD- Pingree Grove PD- Campton Hills PD- Fox Valley Park District PD- Kane County Forest Preserve PD- Burlington FPD- Hampshire FPD- Maple Park FPD- Pingree Grove FPD- Fox River FPD- South Elgin FPD- Big Rock FPD- Kaneville FPD-

KaneComm Web Site

Formerly Listed

  • This listings have been deleted from the Database.
Frequency Input License Type Tone Out Tone In Alpha Tag Description Mode Tag
154.3250 KNBG264 BM 103.5 PL KaneFire Alt Fire: Dispatch - Alternate (Maple Park, Kaneville) FM Fire Dispatch
154.2800 KNBG264 BM 74.4 PL Kane FG Whit Fireground: Alternate (White; was CSQ?) FM Fire-Talk
153.7850 WPZV762 M Kane FG 3785 Fireground FMN Fire-Tac

Kane County (IL) Fire/EMS Departments

Kane County (IL) Fire/EMS Dept.'s

Kane County Sheriff's Department

  • Corrections uses Kenwood UHF Radios, Court security has Motorola UHF Radios
  • Sheriff Substations at Kaneville, Aurora, Geneva, Burlington, Dundee.
  • Dispatched by KaneComm
  • Sheriff reported as having portables with frequencies: 150.0250, 161.0850, 160.0250, 156.3300 [No License]
Frequency Input License Type Tone Out Tone In Alpha Tag Description Mode Tag
155.1900 WPGG482 RBM 123.0 PL Kane SD Alt2 Sheriff: Alternate
(R@ Maple Park, Kaneville, Batavia-DuPage, B@Plato Center)

Kane County Office of Emergency Management (OEM)

The Office of Emergency Management supports a regional all-hazard approach to disaster management and Homeland Security through the coordination of programs that promote community planning, increase public awareness, and develop effective mitigation, response, and recovery strategies.

OEM Website

Radio Frequencies

  • KCOEM Main, 156.1725 D072 12.5kHz, Repeated
  • KLERN, 158.7450 T103.5 12.5kHz, Repeated
  • KCOEM Tac, 158.7450 T146.2 12.5 kHz, Repeated, Only operational during Command Post Operations
  • KC9OEM Amateur radio repeater RACES/ARES operations and Skywarn operations

Unit Numbering

  • 9101 - Director
  • 9102 - Deputy Director
  • 9103 - Captain / Field Response Division
  • 9104 - Administrative Assistant
  • 9105 - Lieutenant
  • 9106 - Lieutenant / Search and Rescue Bureau
  • 9107 - Lieutenant / Training Bureau
  • 9108 - Lieutenant / Safety, Communications
  • 9109 - Lieutenant
  • 9110 - Lieutenant
  • 9139 - Sergeant / Field Response Division

OEM Vehicle Information

  • 9171 - Primary Lighting/Tow Vehicle
  • 9172 - Secondary Lighting/Tow Vehicle, Search & Rescue Support
  • 9173 - HUMVEE, Tertiary Lighting/Tow Vehicle, Search & Rescue Support
  • 9174 - Secondary Generator/Lighting Trailer
  • 9175 - Primary Lighting Trailer/Light Tower
  • 9176 - Shelter Box Trailer
  • 9177 - Support Box Trailer
  • Command 1 - Mobile Command Post
  • Decon 1 - Decommissioned Mobile Decontamination Unit
  • Ranger 1 - Polaris Ranger ATV


  • Directors Vehicle
Ford Interceptor Sedan
  • Deputy Directors Vehicle
Chevrolet Tahoe
  • Command 1
  • Decon 1
  • Ranger 1
  • 9171
  • 9172
  • 9173
  • 9174
  • 9175
  • 9176
  • 9177

QuadComm 911

Serves the following agencies:

Police: South Barrington (BRAVO units), Carpentersville (CHARLIE units), West Dundee (DELTA units), East Dundee (EDWARD units), Barrington Hills (HENRY units), Sleepy Hollow (SAM units)

Fire: West Dundee FD (30s), East Dundee-Countryside FPD (40s), Rutland-Dundee FPD (50s), Carpentersville FD (90s)

QuadComm is also the MABAS Division 2 Dispatch Center

Tri-Com 911 Central Dispatch

Agencies Dispatched: Police: First Digit

  • 1) St. Charles
  • 2) Geneva
  • 3) Batavia
  • 4) Elburn
  • 5) Sugar Grove
  • 6) Waubonsee Community College Police
  • 7) South Elgin (dispatched on STARCOM21 TG 11001)

Second Digit:

  • A Traffic
  • C Command Units
  • D Detective
  • E Evidence Techs (Unknown if this designator is still used)
  • F Foot Patrol
  • G Administrative Units (Unknown if this designator is still used)
  • H Community Service Officers (St. Charles Only)
  • I Special Assignment (Sometimes also used when officers from multiple shifts are on the radio at the same time.)
  • J Juvenile (Unknown if this designator is still used)
  • L School Liaison
  • N Tri-Com personnel
  • P One-Officer Patrol
  • R Roamers (Patrol)
  • S Supervisors
  • T Two-Officer Patrol
  • V Parking Enforcement
  • W Records Personnel (Unknown if this designator is still used)
  • X Unit without a identifier (Usually assigned during a time when all other designators are taken or if an officer has their radio with them while off duty.)
  • Z Problem Oriented Policing (POP) (Used only in St. Charles. Unknown if this designator is still used.)

Third Digit (Patrol Beat Code):

  • 1 Northeast Patrol Unit
  Eastside Sam Unit
  Eastside Robert Unit
  • 2 Northwest Unit
  Westside Sam Unit
  Westside Robert Unit
  • 3 Southeast Unit
  • 4 Southwest Unit (Geneva will use a R4 unit as a 2nd East unit)
  • 5 Far Northwest side, St. Charles ONLY
  • 6 Far Southwest side, St. Charles ONLY
  • 10 Borders are usually Rte 31 and Rte 25, patrolling up and down the river (except for Sam Units,
    where 10 is used to indicate the east side, unless there is no Sam20 or Sam2, in which case, they are the center unit)
  • 15 has only been heard with 1Adam15
  • 20 Used only with Sam Units, designating the west side
  • 55 Covers the entire city (Robert units)
  • 65 2nd Citywide unit (like Robert 55)
  • 75 2nd Citywide unit (only Robert units)

Fire: 0-99 Batavia 100s St. Charles 200s Geneva 300s Elburn 500s North Aurora 900s Sugar Grove (All medic units are in the 50s. e.g. St. Charles has medic 152 and 153, Geneva has medic 251.)

Tri-Com is also the MABAS Division 13 Dispatch Center

Municipalities and Districts


Aurora Police Department

  • WQNI410 mobile extenders 770.0125 (800), 774.7375 (800). These will probably be used in conjunction with the new OpenSky System. Emission is 12K19FW which is assumed to also not be monitorable.

Old Frequencies

  • 155.6100 156.1500 KSB248 RM Aur PD Old 1 Police: Old FM Deprecated
  • 151.3850 159.2400 KNEE689 RM Aur PD Old 3 Police: Old FM Deprecated
  • 155.9100 KSB248 M Aur PD Old 2 Police: Old FM Deprecated

Aurora Township Fire Protection District News from CARMA: As of Jan 1 South Park FPD (DB Montgomery PD) and Moecherville (DB Kane County) are now Aurora Township FPD. Currently using both fire stations and combined staff. This was done do to the fact that each other provided auto aid, and to combine money resources and staff. This was voted on by voters in these areas and it passed at the last election. Apparently Montgomery PD and Kane South dispatch them (but with dif tones. Probably so they didn't have to change pl's) South Park FPD: Serves an unincorporated area on the south side of Aurora and the east side of Montgomery (General vicinity of Montgomery Rd, the Kane-Kendall County line, Farnsworth Ave and Douglas Rd)

Big Rock

Police patrol by Kane County Sheriff; 159.1500 107.2 PL

Big Rock Fire dispatched by KaneComm Fire South


Police Patrol by Kane County Sheriff; 159.1500 107.2 PL.

Burlington Fire Dispatched by KaneComm Fire North

Campton Hills

Campton Hills PD dispatched by KaneComm Sheriff Ch 1

Fox River FD serves all of Campton Hills and is dispatched by KaneComm Fire North

Fire districts coverage maps [1]

Carpentersville (Village)

  • WQJF781 - 456.1250 Water Data 30000-.982 wt 12K Digital


  • City Website
  • Elburn Police Department- Dispatched by Tri-Com
  • Elburn fire dispatched by Tri-com (300s).

Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District


Elgin PD Unit IDs

  • Patrol are 3-digit numbers, presumably corresponding to the beat assignment.

--For example, 602: beat six, second car.

  • Units heard: 102,201,501,601,602,701,702,901, 918, D18.

(possibly that 918 is a supervisor & the "David" unit was probably a detective)

  • 101, 102 Downtown Cars
  • 201,202 Northeast Cars
  • 301,302 East Central Cars
  • 401 South Cars
  • 501, 502 West Central Cars
  • 601, 602 Southwest Cars
  • 701, 702 Northwwest Cars
  • 801, 901 Far West Cars
  • 916, 917, 918, 919, 920 Supervisors
  • Gang Unit David 10 (supervisor) - David 19
  • Charlie units are juvenile detectives
  • Paul 10 is the parole officer.
  • 418 (Aux police mostly at the rec centre)
  • 985 Animal Control
  • 987 Community Service Officer.

Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District

  • Serves St. Charles Countryside, Wayne, Campton Hills, Wasco (portions of Kane and DuPage County, see coverage map [2]), dispatched by KaneComm on Fire North.

Fox River Valley Park District

  • WRCM599 Blackberry Farm - 152.4425 repeater, 157.7025 input (DMR)
  • FRV is the park district for the Aurora and North Aurora area. There are two Water Parks in Aurora. Park 1 Park 2


Fire by Rutland-Dundee FPD; Police Dispatch by KaneComm Sheriff Ch 1

Hampshire (Village)


Located mostly in McHenry County

Lily Lake

Police patrol by Kane County; Fire by Elburn FPD.

Moecherville and Countryside Fire Protection District

Merged in December 2006 with the South Park Fire Protection District and is now known as the Aurora Township Fire Protection District.

Montgomery and Countryside Fire Protection District

Serves Montgomery village limits in Kane Co. plus has boundaries of Orchard Rd on the west, Kane-Kendall County line on the south, city limits of Aurora on the north and around Douglas Rd on the east. Has access to Kane Counties UHF repeaters.


Although Montgomery is mostly in Kane County, Montgomery is now dispatched by KenCom (Kendall County).

North Aurora

Police See Aurora for possible mobile extender frequencies that NA may be using. Village

  • KB32568 expired EMA 155.1600 M
  • KNGG675 expired EMA 155.0250, 154.9650 M
  • WQNW435 EMA - 151.4300 Repeater with 153.7625 input (11K/7K)

North Aurora Fire Protection District (NAFPD)

Pingee Grove (Village)

  • FCC App 0005395564 for 956.33125 SENSUS Meter Data 12K at Wasco

Rutland-Dundee Townships Fire Protection District

  • Website
  • Bases at Gilberts, Sleepy Hollow. Dispatched on/by QuadCom 5

South Elgin

  • Police dispatched by Tri-Com on Starcom21 (TG11001) as of 4/1/17
  • WQMN650 - 458.9125 Alarm Monitoring (Data/NFM)

South Elgin-Countryside Fire Protection District

  • Dispatched by Elgin Dispatch, on the same frequency, 153.3200
  • July 2017 - We will follow exactly what Elgin Fire does with any call. If it's more than 2 pieces of equipment responding it will be moved to an Ops channel. Our stations have been changed last year to reflect the change for Elgin as Station 21: (Engine 21, Ambulance 21, Tower 21, etc. and Station 22; Engine 22, Ambulance 22, Tender 22, etc.) by this time next year we will have station 23 built with Engine 23 and Ambulance 23 and some other equipment changes. Chiefs are 200 (Chief), 201 (Asst. Chief) and 202 (Asst. Chief). We will address Elgin Communications as Elgin Fire and then our rig number.

'Fire Tone-Outs'

  • Dist 21: A 1034.7, B 539.0 (Until recently known as station 1)
  • Dist 22: A 953.7, B 457.9 (station 2)

Sugar Grove

  • Fire dispatched by Tri-Com on ????
  • WPLG344 - 461.5000 Repeater (11K) Maintenance/Security for Village Ops (Police Dept)

St Charles Township

Sleepy Hollow

Fire by Rutland-Dundee FPD.


  • Police dispatched by KaneComm on Sheriff Ch 1
  • Fire by West Chicago FPD and St. Charles Fire

West Dundee (Village)

  • Website
  • Website
  • KCX409 added 471.1625 R, 151.0325, 155.7375 BM, 159.0075 153.755 M
  • Police/Fire dispatched by QuadCom
  • WPNE443 956.33125 12K Meter Data

EMS Agencies and Hospitals

Central DuPage Hospital (Geneva)

  • Website
  • 2/12 FCC Application 0005080323 for Maintenance/Security
    • MotoTRBO Repeaters on 451.4375, 451.9625, 451.6375, 452.1375, 452.4875, 452.7875 [Dismissed 2/12]

Provena Mercy Medical Center (Aurora)

  • 457.0375 WPWW709 M PMCA Data 4 Data Telm Data
  • 457.5250 KD31947 M PMCA Data 3 Data (multiple frequencies) Telm Data
  • 457.5500 WPWF761 M PMCA Data 2 Data (multiple frequencies) Telm Data
  • 465.7875 WPAJ258 M PMCA Data Data Telm Data
  • 462.9250 WPYF512 Base/Pagers (Provena Fox Knoll)

Rush Copley Medical Center

  • 152.0075 WQLE989 BP Paging @ Aurora

Sherman Hospital (Elgin)

  • WPQB423 451.925, 461.575 repeaters; 464.950 466.025 466.050 466.075, 466.100 portables (NFM/DMR)

First Care Ambulance Services (Aurora)

A 2012 video appears to show them using Nextel Direct Connect, which is now defunct. First Care acquired McKeown-Dunn Ambulance in 1996.

School Buses

Durham School Services

  • WQCP787 - 160.0350 base/mobile at East Dundee (NFM)
  • WQZP367 - 460.100 repeater (West Dundee), 460.400 repeater (Hampshire) (both NFM/DMR)


Aurora Schools

  • 463.7375 RM 136.5 PL First Student: Buses (Aurora) [License ? 3/15]

Rosary High School

  • WQRS819 - 151.895, 151.955 15-5wt Portables; 151.715 Repeater wtih 158.385 input (NFM)

Cook Illinois Corporation

  • WIL448 - 472.9125 Repeater (at Aurora) NFM

Aurora Public School District 129

  • OLD - 151.715 WQFY876 BM 85.4 PL West High School: Buses (D129) FMN
  • 154.57000 M West Aurora (D129) FM
  • 154.60000 M West Aurora (D129) FM

Aurora East School District 131

Batavia Schools

Old/Expired Frequencies

  • 153.12500 158.17500 WPPX313 RM 411 DPL Ops [Expired 2/05]
  • 155.29500 KRN468 BM Buses [Expired 2005]
  • 452.55000 WPNY272 M Middle School: Custodial/Admin [Exp. 2004]
  • 452.57500 WPNY272 M Middle School: Custodial/Admin [Exp. 2004]

Carpentersville Schools

Community Unit School District 300 (Carpentersville)

  • Website
  • WQQF893 - 452.3500 Repeaters (7/11K) at Dundee-Crown High School
    • Mobiles 451.3125, 451.3375, 451.4375, 451.4875, 451.5375, 451.5875, 451.6125, 451.6375, 451.7375, 451.7625, 452.3125, 452.6375

Central Community School District 301 (Burlington)

  • WQCS258 464.475 repeater (CC9, TG 10 SL 1 - Buses; TG 20 SL 2 - District Maintenance), 462.225 repeater, 461.500 repeater (Prairie Knolls Middle School, Elgin), 461.500 repeater (Burlington Central High School); 451.5375, 456.3875, 456.4875, 456.5375, 456.5875 portables (DMR/NFM)

East Aurora School District 131

  • WQDY807 - 152.9975 (NFM, repeats 158.3475), 154.5475 (NFM, repeats 159.5925), 461.4875, 463.975 repeaters (both NFM/NXDN, all repeaters at East Aurora High School); 451.3625, 462.2125, 462.2875, 462.3375, 467.3375 (portables, NFM), 451.4875, 451.5375, 451.5875, 452.1375, 452.1625, 452.675, 452.7625, 456.4875, 456.5375, 456.5875, 457.1375, 457.1625, 457.675, 457.7625, 462.4625, 462.5125, 467.4625, 467.5125, 469.400, 469.625 (portables, NFM/NXDN, all portables 32 kilometer radius of East Aurora High School)
  • WQNB835 O'Donnell Elementary School - 463.6125 repeater (NFM)

Elgin Schools

Elgin Math & Science Academy

  • WRCN981 451.4625, 456.4625 portables (DMR)

Geneva Community Unit School District 304

  • WPKS220 add Mobiles: 451.9875, 461.2500, 461.4625, 462.1375, 463.6625, 463.8125, 464.4625, 464.6375 (11K)
  • WPKS220 add 452.4000 Repeater at Geneva Community High School (11K)

Kaneland Community Unit School District #302 (Elburn)

  • WQNA401 Security/Transportation - 460.2000 Repeater 11K/7K (Maple Park)

St. Charles Schools

Community School District 303

  • WRCA761 - Repeaters (NFM/DMR) on 462.075 (Maintenance/Transportation Facility), 452.650 (Corron Elementary), 451.8375 (Ferson Creek Elementary), 451.450 (Bell Graham Elementary), 451.325 (Norris Creek Elementary), 464.0375 (Munhall Elementary)
  • WQOT632 - 152.8775 repeater with 158.3925 input (11K, 7K)
  • WQOZ254 - East High School - repeaters on 451.5125, 452.1625 (NFM), 462.450 (NFM/DMR); North High School - repeaters on 451.3625, 463.7125 (NFM), 464.400 (NFM/DMR); Haines Middle School - repeaters on 452.075, 461.275, 464.7875 (NFM/DMR) , mobiles on 462/467.2125, 462/467.2375, 462/467.2625, 462/467.2875, 462/467.3125, 462/467.3375, 462/467.3675, 462/467.3875, 462/467.4125 (NFM)
  • WQFX282 - 451.5625, 451.6125, 451.7375, 462.2375 portables (NFM, expired 10/2016)

Private Schools

Immanuel Lutheran Church and School (Batavia)

  • WQJQ823 - Portables on 467.1735, 469.2625 (NFM)


Aurora University

FRS Radios are used by the kitchen staff/catering and during the football games and other special events on campus. 2 repeaters are located at Watkins Hall; 1 is at Stephens Hall.

Elgin Community College

  • WQND578 - Mobiles 462.4625 462.4875 457.8125 466.875 469.4625 (NFM)

Waubonsee Community College (Sugar Grove)

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