Mark Murphy  
Emergency Communications
Title: 911 Communication Manager
Phone: 563.589.4415


Emergency Communications Manager Mark Murphy has been with the City of Dubuque since 1988. He started as a Public Safety Dispatcher and then joined the Dubuque Fire Department in 1998 where he held various positions including firefighter, Medical Officer and Lieutenant. He received many Fire Certifications while a member of the Dubuque Fire Department. He became Communications Manager in December of 2006. He oversees 18 Public Safety Dispatchers who are responsible for answering 911 and providing the quickest and best response to the citizens of Dubuque and Dubuque County. Mark has a bachelor of science degree in biology from Loras College. He also holds an associates degree in fire science, is a nationally registered Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic and an Iowa Paramedic Specialist. He is a member of APCO(Association of Public Communications Officers and NENA(National Emergency Number Association). He is also a member of the State of Iowa 911 Council.  

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