Sheriff's Department Will Dispatch Altamont Police as of August 1

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Published on July 31 2013 2:41 pm
Last Updated on July 31 2013 2:41 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

The Effingham County Sheriff's Department will be dispatching all calls for service to the Altamont Police Department, effective Thursday, August 1.

Altamont Police Chief Alan Heiens said that if Altamont Police assistance is needed, phone the regular Altamont Police line at 618-483-6219 or phone the Effingham County Sheriff's Department at 217-342-2101.

If the matter is an emergency, Heiens asks Altamont residents to dial 911.