Local 911 Is Service Down Again, Call Provided Numbers For Emergencies

Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jason Ricketson at noon Jan. 25, 2022, reported that the local 911 service is down again, and encourages city and county residents to store alternate emergency numbers to call in the event of an emergency in Sulphur Springs or Hopkins County when 911 is down.

“Once again, we have an interruption in our area and our 911 system is not receiving all calls. Please call 903-439-3719 for city emergencies and 903-885-2768 for county emergencies. Please save these numbers should they be needed in the future,” Ricketson stated, and posted on the city’s social media account.

This is at least the second time this month and third time in as many months that local 911 services has been down. Local 911 systems were also not receiving calls on Jan. 20 and Nov. 30 due to area interruptions.

KSSTRadio.com publishes Sulphur Springs Police Department reports and news. The Police Department is located at 125 Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas. Non-emergency calls can be made to (903) 885-7602.

If you have an emergency dial 9-1-1.

The Sulphur Springs Police Department continues to serve its citizens with pride in its overall mission and will strive to provide the best possible police force in the 21st century.


The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is located at 298 Rosemont St., Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. Non-emergency calls can be made to (903) 438-4040.

Author: Faith Huffman

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