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The Department of Public Safety Communications provides countywide 9-1-1 emergency call-taking services. The Department also provides dispatching and centralized communications services for the Dane County Sheriff's Department, Madison Police and Fire Departments as well as 21 local law enforcement agencies, 26 local fire departments and 21 local EMS agencies.

Mission Statement

The mission of Dane County Public Safety Communications is to coordinate efficient and effective communications between the people of Dane County and the responding law enforcement, fire & emergency medical services.

User Agency Summary

View a list of the agencies we service.


Using 9-1-1 From a Cellular Phone

View our Cell Phone Use Overview.

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