Only dial 911 for emergencies, when life or property is threatened. Communicators work in a high-stress environment and focus their tasks on routing life-saving resources to City residents and businesses.

In March 2021, the Cape Girardeau Police Department in partnership with first responder agency leaders from around the county announced the new Text 911 system. Even though speaking directly 911 dispatcher is the most effective and fastest way to relay vital information, having the ability to text your 911 call under certain circumstances provides even more access and added safety to our communities. You can read more about this exciting new technology here

Attention Business Owner or Facility Manager:
The City of Cape Girardeau Public Safety Communications maintains a file of business and facility responsible party information. This information is used to make contact for any after-hours emergency such as fire, burglary, broken windows, open doors, natural disasters, etc. Please take time to complete this form.

Regular Business, Non-Emergency Main Office:
Phone:  573-339-6660
Fax:  573-339-6659

  • Contact Info
  • 2530 Maria Louise Lane Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

  • Telephone 573.339.6621
  • Email [email protected]