Portage County (OH)

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Portage County, Ohio
County Number 67
OSP District Warren
OSP Post 67 (Ravenna)
ODOT District 4 (Akron)
MARCS Zone 2
NWS Office Cleveland
FIPS Code 39133

Portage County Database
Portage County Live Audio
Ohio Forum

PDF Card
Census map

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Portage County Sheriff's Office 911 Communications Center

The Portage County Sheriff's Office dispatches on the Ohio MARCS-IP system. Currently, the Portage County Sheriff’s Office dispatches the following departments:

Police Agencies

  • Portage County Sheriff's Office
  • Northeast Ohio Medical University Police Department (2012)
  • Hiram Village Police Department (01/04/2021)
  • Garrettsville Village Police Department (12/01/2021)
  • Portage Park District Police Department (2022)

Fire/EMS Agencies

  • Community EMS District (01/04/2021)
  • Garrettsville-Freedom-Nelson Joint Fire District (01/04/2021)
  • Hiram Fire Department (01/04/2021)
  • Randolph Township Fire Department (01/19/2022)
  • Ravenna Township Fire Department
  • Atwater Township Fire Department
  • Suffield Township Fire Department

The dispatch center went live with their new Telex Dispatch Radio System on 11/15/2022 to replace the end of life Motorola MCC 5500 system.

City of Ravenna Dispatch Center

The following agencies are dispatched by the City of Ravenna Dispatch Center:

  • Ravenna City Police Department
  • Charlestown Fire Department
  • Deerfield Fire Department
  • Edinburg Fire Department
  • Palmyra Fire Department
  • Paris Fire Department
  • Ravenna City Fire Department
  • Rootstown Fire Department
  • Windham Fire Department

Additional County Dispatch Centers

  • Aurora Police: Dispatches Aurora Police & Fire
  • Streetsboro Police: Dispatches Streetsboro Police & Fire, and Windham Village Police.
  • Mantua Police: Dispatches for Mantua Village Police, Mantua-Shalersville Fire Department
  • Kent Police: Dispatches for Kent Police & Fire, Portage County Water Rescue Team, Portage County Fire Investigation Team.
  • Brady Lake Police: Dispatched by CenCom, Nimishillen Township, Stark County. **Village disbanded 2017.

Fire Department Unit Numbering (Countywide)

11xx Atwater FD (Dispatched by Portage County Sheriff's Office)
12xx Brimfield FD (Dispatched by KSU PD)
13xx Charlestown FD (Dispatched by Ravenna City)
14xx Deerfield FD (Dispatched by Ravenna City)
15xx Edinburg FD (Dispatched by Ravenna City)
16xx Garrettsville-Freedom-Nelson JFD (Dispatched by Portage County Sheriff's Office)
17xx Hiram FD (Dispatched by Portage County Sheriff's Office) *No longer uses county numbering system
18xx Kent FD (Dispatched by Kent PD)
19xx Mantua-Shalersville FD (Dispatched by Mantua PD) * No longer uses county numbering system
20xx Palmyra FD (Dispatched by Ravenna City PD)
21xx Paris FD (Dispatched by Ravenna City PD)
22xx Randolph FD (Dispatched by Portage County Sheriff's Office) * Partially uses county numbering system
23xx Ravenna City FD (Dispatched by Ravenna City PD)
24xx Ravenna Twp FD (Dispatched by Portage County Sheriff's Office)
25xx Rootstown FD (Dispatched by Ravenna City PD)
26xx Streetsboro FD (Dispatched by Streetsboro PD)
27xx Suffield FD (Dispatched by Portage County Sheriff's Office)
28xx Windham FD (Dispatched by Ravenna City)
29xx Community EMS (Dispatched by Portage County Sheriff's Office)
30xx Portage County Emergency Management Agency (self-dispatched)
31xx Brady Lake FD ()

  • Aurora FD, Kent FD, Randolph FD & Hiram FD no longer follow the county numbering system.

Ravenna City Dispatch Channels

  • RX: 151.475 (210.7 PL) / TX: 158.895 (210.7 PL) - Rav City Central - Located at Ravenna City PD
  • RX: 151.475 (210.7 PL) / TX: 158.895 (067 DPL) - Rav City East - Located at Palmyra FD
  • RX: 151.475 (210.7 PL) / TX: 158.895 (114.8 PL) - Rav City West - Located at Brimfield FD

RX = Receive Frequency TX: Transmit Frequency

Fire Department Pager Tones

Department Tone A Tone B Timing
Atwater FD 1180.0 Hz 992.0 Hz 1 sec/3 sec
Aurora FD - Duty 330.5 Hz 433.7 Hz 1 sec/3 sec
Aurora FD - All 433.7 Hz 8 sec
Community EMS 321.7 Hz 8 sec
Deerfield FD 765.0 Hz 1132.0 Hz 1 sec/3 sec
Garrettsville-Freedom-Nelson FD 1122.5 Hz 8 sec
Garrettsville-Freedom-Nelson FD & Community EMS 1433.4 Hz 8 sec
Hiram FD 553.9 Hz 8 sec
Mantua FD - Duty 349.0 Hz 389.0 Hz 1 sec/3 sec
Mantua FD - All 389.0 Hz 8 sec

Mantua Fire Department Unit Numbers

  • 103 - Pumper (Quint)
  • 104 - Pumper
  • 105 - Tanker
  • 107 - Ambulance
  • 108 - Ambulance
  • 109 - Ambulance
  • 110 - Brush Fire Unit
  • 111 - Chief's car
  • 112 - Technical Rescue Bus

Police Department Unit Numbers

1xx Portage County Sheriff’s Office
2xx Kent PD
3xx Kent State University PD
4xx Ravenna City PD
5xx Streetsboro PD
6xx Aurora PD
7xx Windham PD
8xx Hiram PD
9xx Garrettsville PD
10xx Mantua PD
11xx Portage Park District Officers * Previously was Brady Lake PD which has disbanded
12xx Portage County Sheriff’s Office Special/ Reserve Deputies
14xx Brimfield Twp PD
15xx Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) PD

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