Operator at Raleigh-Wake Emergency Communications Center

Emergency Communications

Emergencies should be reported by dialing 911

The Raleigh-Wake Emergency Communications Center, also known as Raleigh-Wake 9-1-1, answers emergency and non-emergency calls for service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and dispatches the appropriate help. The professional staff is dedicated to providing quality service not only to our citizens but also to the first responders that we serve.

The center provides dispatching and centralized communications for 4 EMS agencies, 8 law enforcement agencies and 20 fire departments, serving more than 1 million residents in an area of 860 miles. The 9-1-1 Center employs a highly trained staff using the latest in technology in order to maintain our high commitment to public safety. Recently the 9-1-1 Center was recognized by 911 Dispatcher Edu as one of the Top Ten 9-1-1 Call Centers in the United States for 2015. 911 Dispatcher EDU's Top Ten 911 Call Centers.

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Raleigh-Wake Emergency
Communications Center
Raleigh , NC 27601



(M-F 9am-5pm)

Recruitment and Training
(M-F 9am-5pm)


Emergency Communications Director:
Dominick Nutter

Mission: The Raleigh-Wake Emergency Communications Center is the true first responder to all citizens we protect and serve. We strive to ensure the preservation of life and property... Read more about our Mission and Vision

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