Lyon County (IA)

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Lyon County, Iowa
FIPS County Number 19119
County Seat Rock Rapids
ISP District 6
ISP HQ City Spencer
IA DOT District {{{IA DOT District}}}
DNR Enforcement District 1
EMS Region 3A
FBI Division {{{FBI HQ}}}
FBI Resident Agency {{{FBI RA}}}
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Other Geographical Information

  • ISP State Radio = Storm Lake
  • ISP/LEA Repeater = Matlock
  • Iowa DOT District = 3
  • DPH Region = 3
  • EMA Region = 3
  • FBI Division = Omaha

News and News Archive

  • Sheriff Bloemendaal reports the county radio system switched to narrow-band operation on May 7, 2012. However, the county is having problems reaching the "Fire East" repeater, so the modulation has been turned back up temporarily. The sheriff advises they are looking for a new site for "Fire East" and have until the end of 2012.
  • Bloemendaal also advised that Lyon County Sheriff Dispatch (156.210 MHz) will be switching to digital modulation (assume P25) this summer (2012).
  • As of 7/22/13, Lyon County Sheriff Dispatch (156.210 MHz) remains on narrow-band analog.
  • UPDATE: As of 8/1/13, Lyon County Sheriff Dispatch is P25 digital, with a NAC of 67.

County Unit ID's

  • 60-1 Sheriff
  • 60-2 Chief Deputy
  • 60-3 Deputy (Rock Rapids focus -- PD eliminated)
  • 60-4 Deputy
  • 60-5 Deputy
  • 60-6 Duty Jailer
  • 60-7 through 60-13 -- Deputies
  • 60-14 through 60-16 Conservation Officers
  • 60-18 Deputy

Law Enforcement Agencies

  • Lyon County Sheriff's Office
  • Lyon County Conservation Board

Lyon County Law Enforcement Website

Fire Departments

EMS Agencies

Ambulance (transport):

  • Lyon County Ambulance (paged on 155.400, dispatch/hospital comms on 155.340)
  • Canton-Inwood Ambulance (Fire West Tower and Lincoln Co SD Fire 154.445)
  • Little Rock Ambulance (Fire East Tower)(dispatch/hospital comms on 155.340)

EMS (no transport):

  • George Emergency Medical Service (GEMS) (Fire East Tower, dispatch/hospital comms on 155.340)
  • Larchwood Emergency Medical Service (LEMS) (Fire West Tower, dispatch/hospital comms on 155.340)

Rescue Units:

  • Alvord Rescue (Fire West Tower)
  • Doon Rescue (Fire South Tower)
  • Inwood Rescue (Fire West Tower)
  • Lester Rescue (Fire West Tower)
  • Rock Rapids Fire Rescue (Central Fire Tower)

Trunked Radio Systems

Important RACOM Talkgroups

  • 1273 DEC / 09-151 AFS Iowa Emergency Management, District 3 (Includes Lyon County, and Lyon EMA has been monitored.)
  • 527 DEC / 04-017 AFS Iowa Department of Public Health, District 3 (Includes Lyon County, and Health Services Of Lyon County and Sanford Hospital, Rock Rapids have been monitored.)
  • All "LEIN" talkgroups