Emergency Communications Center

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

The dedicated members of our team have been continually recognized for their service by way of 2013 merit awards, the 2012 Chamber of Commerce Life Saving Award, and the acknowledgment of displaying Outstanding Life Saving Measures.

Watch Officer Program

This program increases the situational awareness of events inside and outside of Arlington County and provides quick notification of significant events to the first responders. Watch Officers’ duties are to maintain awareness of local and national events, and to notify the public as well as County officials via social media and Arlington Alert. For more on this program, contact Janice L. Shank

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