The Communications Center consist of eleven full-time employees and two part-time employees. The Communications staff consists of a Communications Director, Assistant Communications Director, four (4) Communication Supervisors and five (5) Telecommunicators. The center is manned 24 hours 7 days a week. Every Telecommunicator is certified by the North Carolina Sheriff’s Standards, DCI certified by the State Bureau of Investigations, and EMD (Emergency Medical Dispatch) certified by Priority Dispatch.
The center receives and dispatches calls for the Sheriff’s Office, Edgecombe County Rescue Squads, ten (10) County Fire Departments, Animal Control and the Princeville Police Department. The Communications Center also receives all none business hour calls for the various Departments of Edgecombe County.
Emergency calls dial 911
Non Emergency calls dial 641-7911
should only be called when you have an Emergency, or a life threatening incident such as:
- someone is doing something illegal
- someone is hurt
- if you see fire of smell smoke
When not to call 911
- to get information, please use the non-emergency number
- to see if it works, IT DOES!
- 911 is not a joke
can be called from any type of phone, whether you have service or not, in the United States.