The Emergency Communications Center (ECC) is a unit with the Professional Standards Division (PSD). The ECC is staffed twenty-four hours a day, every day of the year. The ECC is responsible to answer all 9-1-1 calls for the County, as well as some administrative numbers for the Sheriff’s Office. The ECC provides dispatch services for the Sheriff’s Office, the Department of Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services, as well as the Chancellor Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department and the Spotsylvania Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department.
The Criminal Warrants function of the Sheriff’s Office is a component of the Emergency Communications Center (ECC). The criminal warrants function operates twenty-four hours a day, every day of the year. This function is responsible to receive, enter, and remove criminal warrants from the internal records management system as well as the Virginia Crime Information Network and Nation Crime Information Center as required by law.
It is the mission of the Spotsylvania County Emergency Communications Department to provide rapid and convenient access to Public Safety fro the citizens of this community or those passing through.
- The County shall respond to their calls for assistance in a timely manner and with the appropriate response.
- The County shall offer our assistance to all other agencies when requested and within our means.
- The County shall strive to accomplish this by hiring only those who demonstrate a desire and aptitude for Public Safety.
- The County shall attract personnel with a competitive salary, provide them with the proper training and the latest technological resources within our means.