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Providing Safety and Comfort to the Citizens of Paragould

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Emergency Dispatch Center
Office Hours: 911 services available 24hrs/ 7 days a week

Emergency Contact Dial 911

The City of Paragould's new Emergency Dispatch Center began operations in June 2018. The new facility was built due to the fact that the old dispatch facility at 101 N 3 1/2 street is in close proximity to the railroad tracks as well as the need to expand and upgrade equipment to keep up with technology.

The new facility has a conference room, a dispatch room that includes…

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Code Enforcement »


Code Enforcement
Property enforcement falls under the responsibility of the chief of police

The following is a list of things the Property Enforcement Officer is responsible for:

  • Property Maintenance
  • Complaints/Concerns
  • Ordinance Compliance
  • Code Enforcement
  • Nuisance Abatement
  • Weed/Vegetation Complaints
  • Property Cleanup Issues
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Fire Department »


Fire Department
Phone: (870) 239-7525 | Enhancing the community's quality of life

The mission of the Paragould Fire Department is to enhance the quality of life in our community by preventing or minimizing injury and loss of life or property resulting from fire or other emergencies, natural or man-made disasters that may occur within the jurisdictional boundaries of the City of Paragould.

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Police Department »


Police Department
Serving the community with Pride

The Paragould Police Department currently has 48 sworn police officers and 10 civilians for a total of 58 employees protecting and serving "The Friendly City" of Paragould. The current officer employee breakdown is: one D.A.R.E. officer, three school resource officers, two traffic enforcement officers, eight criminal investigators including four members of a specialized Street Crimes Unit, 28 patrol officers, and four administrative officers…

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