Calhoun County (IL)

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County #007/17013 Population 5322 (1990) 253.8 sqm Neighboring Counties: Pike, Jersey, Greene, St. Charles MO, Lincoln MO, Pike MO

Calhoun County Public Safety

Calhoun County Sheriff's Office Facebook

  • Sheriff - Dispatches all Police, Fire and EMS agencies in the county. (some dispatch by 911 Center/West Central Dispatch in Jacksonville/Morgan County, as of 2018)
  • 154.235/156.165/156.105 - may not be in use as they once were. Most ops Now on 151.1075 and 156.165
  • 159.3375 Repeater with 155.8725 input (NFM at 1 mi W of Hardin for Sheriff; not currently in use) WNZA81
  • Dispatches all Police, Fire & EMS agencies in the county.
  • (Formerly used the High Band repeater (shared with Highway Department) but uses low band for Mobile Extenders and when the Highway Department needs to use the repeater)
  • Sheriff's Department serves all municipalities in the county. Hardin PD is only Part-time.
  • Microwave 2143.6 800KF9W Sheriff at Merle Inman Farm WEF962 [Exp 7/00] Transmitter to receiver WEF862 [Expired]

Old Low Band - No Longer in use

  • 39.50 156.16500 M 047 DPL Calh SD MX Sheriff: Mobile Extenders (VHF Portable to car, out on 39.5) FM KDJ430
  • 39.50 BM 047 DPL Calh SD 39.5 Sheriff: Back-up/Secondary/Car-to-Car/Link to Greene County Sheriff FM KDJ430
  • 39.12 B 047 DPL Calh SD LB-B Sheriff: Old Low Band (Base to Mobile) FM KDJ430
  • 39.94 M 047 DPL Calh SD LB-M Sheriff: Old Low Band (Mobile to Base) FM KDJ430
  • 39.38 M Calh SD LB-C Old Sheriff Car-to-Car [Expired] FM KDJ430
  • 39.46 B CSQ S/W P2P Low Old Point-to-Point FM KDJ430
  • 453.41250 458.41250 M Calh SD RF1 Remote Receive Links [No longer in use] FM WNZA819

Law Units

  • "CL"-("See-El") CL-1,2,3,4,5,8 (9 used to be Ambulance) (these may be old)
  • Unit 119 on 151.1075 (4/21)
  • Hardin 1, 2

Calhoun County Volunteer Ambulance

  • Calhoun South EMT Unit (Brussels/Batchtown)
  • Calhoun Central EMT Unit (Hardin)
  • Calhoun North EMT Unit (Kampsville)
  • 3-J-14 3 453 03 Calhoun County Ambulance - Ford Box - white
  • Ambulance Units: 3J11, 3J12, 3J14 --Uses Cellular Pagers

Calhoun County Emergency Management

Calhoun Medical Center (Hardin)

  • 8/12 - Old hospital, formerly associated with Illini Medical Group, near closing, very little support, doctors or money left in this rural area
  • Heliport 36LL (123.05 RDO-CTL) only approved for daylight conditions due to terrain in area

Calhoun County Volunteer Fire Departments

  • All Fire Departments are volunteer, members of MABAS-IL Division 67, and use MABAS interoperable fire-ground tactical frequencies.

Point Fire Protection District (Brussels)

Hardin Fire Protection District (Central)

Richwoods Fire Protection District (Batchtown)

  • Tanker/Tender - white truck/silver tank

North Calhoun Fire Protection District (Kampsville) Facebook/

  • 201 Brush - Ford F350 4dr Pickup
  • 202 Engine (older, white)
  • 203 Engine - E-One Freightliner #3
  • 205 Engine - American LaFrance - white/red #5 (Acquired 2017)
  • Kubota RTV 4x4


Hardin Fire Protection District

Maps and Images

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Brussels Community Unit School District 42

Calhoun Community Unit School District 40

  • possibly an intercom or wireless mic 170.15 162.2


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