The Chesterfield County Emergency Communications Center (ECC) serves as the primary answering point for emergency and non-emergency requests within the county. Our dedicated Emergency Communications Officers (ECOs) work 24/7 to:
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Our ECOs are certified in emergency medical dispatch and meet communications officers standards set by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International, Inc. (APCO). The Emergency Communications Center is accredited by the Commission of Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. (CALEA) and the Commonwealth of Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS).
The Emergency Communications Center also handles non-emergency requests for assistance and information. The Emergency Communications Officers then dispatch the appropriate public safety personnel to handle the request.
Dial 911 only when you have an emergency such as:
If you dial “911” by accident, do not hang up!
The Emergency Communications Performance Plan for fiscal year 2021 (PDF) contains complete information about our goals, objectives, action plans, and performance measures.