Our expertly trained dispatchers answer your 9-1-1 calls in times of emergency and send help, no matter the obstacles.
To help save lives, protect property and provide assistance to the public by receiving and processing 9-1-1 emergency calls and non-emergency calls; dispatching police, fire, and emergency medical service units in a prompt, efficient, courteous, and professional manner.
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Learn about becoming an Emergency Communications Technician.
Text-to-9-1-1 is intended for three emergency scenarios:
- An individual who is deaf, hard-of-hearing or has a speech disability;
- Someone who is in a situation where it is not safe to place a voice call to 9-1-1;
- A medical emergency that renders the person incapable of speech.
9-1-1 for Kids
Teach your kids how to call 9-1-1
We understand that calling 9-1-1 can be scary to some children. It is our goal to help educate them about how 9-1-1 works and that they should call when they're in an emergency. We hope that these tools and games will help you teach your kids what we do, and how they can rely on our dispatchers for help.