At the center of communications for the county are the dispatchers staffing the Sheriff's Office 911 Dispatch Center. These dedicated communication professionals get you the help you need when you need it.
In 2011, the 911 Dispatch Center handled 63,183 phone calls. Over 22,664 of those calls were 911 emergency calls via land and wireless phone lines.
The Sheriffs Office Communications Center is the largest dispatch center in the county. Staffed by a Sergeant and 13 Communications Officers, the Communications Center provides dispatch services for law enforcement, fire and rescue agencies throughout Washington County.
|Sheriff’s Office||Allenton Fire Department||Allenton EMS|
|Big Cedar Lake Boat Patrol||Boltonville Fire Department||Boltonville First Responders|
|Jackson Police Department||Fillmore Fire Department||Fillmore First Responders|
|Kewaskum Police Department||Jackson Fire Department||Jackson EMS|
|Newburg Police Department||Kewaskum Fire Department||Kewaskum EMS|
|Slinger Police Department||Kohlsville Fire Department||Kohlsville First Responders|
|Town of Trenton Police Department||Newburg Fire Department||Lifestar EMS|
|Richfield Fire Department||Newburg EMS|
|Slinger Fire Department||Richfield EMS|
|St Lawrence Fire Dept||St Lawrence First Responders|
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office participates in the Wisconsin Telecommunicator Emergency Response Taskforce, a network of trained dispatchers from public safety agencies throughout southeastern Wisconsin. In a large scale incident such as a natural or man-made disaster, these volunteer dispatchers will respond to the incident to help provide communications and dispatch assistance to responding law enforcement, rescue and fire personnel.