The Westmoreland County 911 Emergency Communications Center handles emergency and law enforcement calls for the county of Westmoreland as well as the Town of Colonial Beach. With well over 25,000 calls for service now answered each year, the Center is staffed 24 hours a day by 14 full time and 3 part time employees.

The Center has some of the most state of the art equipment available in the industry and each Communications Officer is trained to Virginia Department of Criminal Justice standards.

In addition to the Sheriff’s Office and the Colonial Beach Police Department, the county has 3 rescue stations and 4 fire stations along with substations to answer calls promptly wherever they occur in the county or when providing mutual aid to other jurisdictions.

The Communications Center has 3 console positions fully equipped to handle any type of call. The Center is staffed with a Supervisor, 4 Senior Officers, 2 General Instructors and 3 Field Training Officers. The Center also works closely with other agencies and the Virginia Court System to ensure the service of warrants and civil papers.

We hope you never experience an emergency but if you do, remember to call 911 – we’re here to help!