Welcome to the Department of Emergency Communications
3600 Wheeler Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22304
The Department of Emergency Communications (DEC) ensures the effective delivery of routine and emergency calls for service to the City of Alexandria public safety departments. We are the true first responders. Our mission is to serve the public by savings lives, protecting property, and providing assistance. Every day we strive to accomplish this by receiving and dispatching emergency (9-1-1) and non-emergency calls for the Police Department, Fire Department, and Emergency Medical Services in an efficient and professional manner.
Statistics and News for March 2013
Emergency (9-1-1) Calls Answered: 5560
Non-Emergency Calls Answered: 14,629
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