Emergency Communications Department
Hanover Emergency Communications is glad to have you visit our site.
We hope that the information provided will be helpful and beneficial.
Our purpose is to keep you informed of who we are and what we do. Thanks
and please visit us often.
Hanover 911 - Here To Serve You!
The Emergency Communications Department serves
as the main 911 answering point and emergency dispatch center for Hanover
County, Virginia and the Town of Ashland.
This is a totally civilian department within the County
government, and it provides call taking, dispatching, and support service
to approximately 23 various departments and agencies, which includes the
Sheriff's Office, Ashland Town Police Department, Fire Department, EMS
Department, Animal Control and a number of other public safety and public
service agencies and departments.
The department uses its four dispatch consoles and four call taking consoles
to handle approximately 80,000 public safety calls per year.
Hanover County 911 Emergency Communications "We're on the Way" brochure