Emergency Services

The Emergency Services Division was formed in 2024. This division of the office includes the Emergency Communications and Emergency Management Divisions.

Emergency Services Division

Emergency Services is here to work with local municipalities, townships, businesses, Police, Fire and EMS and local residents to help our communities prepare for emergencies, manage emergencies and recover from emergencies. Emergency Services Division also operates and maintains Goodhue County’s portion of the statewide radio system.

Emergency Communications (911)

The Goodhue County Emergency Communications Center is an information processing division with the primary function being to gather data and dispatch appropriate emergency and non-emergency first responders or to disseminate information to relevant personnel, agencies, or the public. Staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year supporting operations through an ever-changing technological world.

Emergency Management

Emergency Management coordinates effective disaster response and recovery efforts in support of local governments. Through planning, training and exercising we prepare ourselves, our citizens and response personnel to minimize the loss of lives and property.

Our Team

Malloree McCarthy
Deputy EM Director
Earl Merchlewtiz
Emergency Management Director
Chad Steffen
Emergency Services Captain

Contact Us


Law Enforcement Center
430 W. 6th St.
Red Wing, MN 55066


911 - Emergencies


Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Holiday Closures

Goodhue County Government Center
509 W. 5th St.
Red Wing, MN 55066
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