9-1-1 Emergency Services

About 9-1-1 Emergency Services

An Accredited Center of Excellence from the
International Academy of Emergency Dispatch (IAED)
Since April 2015

9-1-1 Emergency Services is the Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) for Douglas County Nevada and Alpine County California. The department is a direct reporting unit to the Douglas County Manager. We are a consolidated regional Emergency Communications Center responsible for answering and processing emergency and non-emergency calls for service for eight primary agencies which are:

We are also the after-hours contact for all county residents reporting a water or sewer emergency. We use state-of-the-art telephone and radio dispatch equipment, we have a staff of 19 personnel.
    The Board of County Commissioners is considering the adoption of an ordinance which would result in an increase to the 911 telephone surcharge.  If you believe you would be impacted by this change, please review this Business Impact Notification and provide comments in accordance with the Notification.
    911 Surcharge Packet


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