Emergency Communications Center (ECC)

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Our expertly trained dispatchers answer 9-1-1 calls in times of emergency and send help, no matter the obstacles.

Our Mission

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.


RecruitmentWork with us! Do you have what it takes to answer the call?

Learn about becoming an Emergency Communications Technician.

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Be Ready

Teach your kids how to call 9-1-1

Use these free tools and games to teach your children how to call 9-1-1. Practice calling from a cell phone and a landline!




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