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City government offices and facilities will be open as scheduled on Tuesday, January 27, with unscheduled leave permitted for non-emergency staff.  For Alexandria City Public Schools operating status, click here.
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Welcome to the Department of Emergency Communications

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.

For information about 9-1-1, download the Making 9-1-1 Work For You brochure.

The Department of Emergency Communications is also home to the City Radio Manager.

Announcements

We Are Hiring!

The City of Alexandria Department of Emergency Communications is currently seeking highly motivated and customer service oriented individuals. Our mission is to serve the public by saving lives, protecting property and providing assistance. This is accomplished by receiving and dispatching 9-1-1 emergency and non-emergency calls for police, Fire, and EMS in a courteous, prompt, efficient, and professional manner. We are the true first responders. Join DEC if you are interested in a new challenge or experience where serving the public makes the difference.

 


 

Department of Emergency Communications
3600 Wheeler Ave.
Alexandria VA 22304

703.746.1888
Fax: 703.746.1889