Frequently Asked Questions

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Help us find your precise location!

In an emergency, identifying precisely where help is needed is critical to getting resources to the scene quickly and efficiently, but this can be challenging when callers are in remote or unfamiliar areas, places without street addresses, on unnamed trails, or on unmarked freeways. In these situations, response teams waste precious time and resources trying to locate the person in need of help.

Code Red Alert

Be notified of an emergency situation with CodeRED.

Newton County is a subscriber to this alert system, providing the alerts to residents for free.

CodeRED delivers geo-targeted, time-sensitive information to those who register to receive alerts. Notifications are sent via email, SMS, text message, voice, mobile app push notifications and more.

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Do you have what it takes
to be a Hero?!

If you aspire to become a Communications Officer, that proves you value human life and have the desire to help others. Covington-Newton County 9-1-1 is the agency for you! The Covington-Newton 9-1-1 Training Academy, can mold you into a successful Communications Officer. Not everyone attains the title, but with determination, desire and the proper training, your career can start now!

A few of our community service projects

911 Connections is an attempt to really make a connection with the youth of our community. This program is designed to go into our local schools and teach our community's youth about 911. The organization was established in 1994, and has uniquely distinguished itself as the only public safety education program to be endorsed and supported by: APCO International. To learn more, call 678-342-8790.

Covington-Newton 911 is proud to support Badge of Life. Badge of Life is a 501 (c) 3, Not-For- Profit organization whose focus is on educating and training law enforcement on mental health and suicide prevention. Learn more

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A Child is Missing is an informative program that discusses a new system to locate missing children, handicap and elderly persons. This program is hosted by Covington-Newton County 911 Center who is more than willing to come to your group or function and discuss this program and its many benefits. To contact the Covington-Newton County 911 Center call 678-342-8790 and leave a message or by Email

Contact Us

Covington-Newton 911

Covington-Newton 911
11234 Alcovy Road NE
Covington, Georgia 30014
911 (Emergency)
678-342-8790 (Non-Emergency)

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We believe that the better educated the citizens we serve are about the services we provide, the more prepared they will be to use our services when needed. Got a question?
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