Department of Emergency Communications

If you have an EMERGENCY, Dial 911

The Department of Emergency Communications:

  • Serves as the Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) for all 911 emergency and non-emergency requests for assistance in Frederick County.
  • Dispatches fire, rescue and ambulance services, Frederick County Animal Control and law enforcement; including Frederick County Sheriff's Office, Brunswick City Police, and Thurmont Police Department.
  • Coordinates after hour communications for county agencies.