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Department of Emergency Communications
The Department of Emergency Communications serves as the PSAP (Public Safety Answering Point) answering and distribution point for all 911 emergency and non-emergency requests for assistance in Frederick County. The Communications Center provides both Basic 911 and Enhanced 911 (E911) which provides more specific location information on the whereabouts of a wireless caller by using latitude and longitude.

The Department is responsible for the dispatch of fire, rescue, and ambulance services, Frederick County Animal Control, and law enforcement including the Frederick County Sheriff's Office, Brunswick City Police, and the Thurmont Police Department.

Numerous non-emergency phone lines are monitored, and the center coordinates all after-hour communications for County agencies.

- Memo on Changes to Frederick County's 800mHz Radio System

John Woelfel

110 Airport Drive East
Frederick, MD 21701

Ph: 301-600-1603
Fax: 301-600-4037

Frederick County Law Enforcement Center