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Emergency Communications (ECOMM) provides the point of contact for the citizens of Reno and Washoe County when an emergency strikes. The staff of professionals at the Emergency Communications Center also provides dispatch and support services for the public safety providers at the Reno Police Department and Reno Fire Department.

Police & Fire Service Calls Data

Create and download reports and charts displaying historical and current calls for service data on our new ECOMM Data Site

Who We Are 

Reno ECOMM also contracts dispatching services for the Washoe County Sheriff's office, University of Nevada-Reno Police, Truckee Meadows Community College Police, Sierra Fire Protection District and the Reno Marshals Office.

ECOMM is a member of an elite group of emergency communications agencies that are accredited using the guidelines of the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). By maintaining and improving the high standards demanded of this accreditation, ECOMM assures that the best possible service is delivered to both the citizens and the agencies it serves.

    entire staff strives to meet the primary goals of:
  • Serving the public and our user agencies; Law Enforcement and Fire Prevention by answering and responding to calls in a timely and professional manner.
  • Dispatching calls efficiently and with all necessary information in order to save lives, prevent injury, and protect property.

The ECOMM staff are dedicated to providing the most professional service possible. Excellence in training, finding and using the best technology, and assuring that staffing levels are optimum are the continued goals for the division.

City of Reno Emergency Communications is a division of  the Communications and Technology Department which is headed by Manager Daniel Johnson.  

  Interim Communications Manager   

Contact Us

A supervisor is on duty at all times to assist you if you have questions or concerns regarding how your call was handled. Just dial 775-334-2121 and ask for the duty supervisor.

The assistant Manager can also be contacted for arranging tours and sit-alongs.

To reach the Manager, Daniel Johnson call 775-334-2301.

Thank you for your support and if you feel the dispatcher you spoke with did a great job, let us know. Doing our best for the people we work for means a lot to us and we look forward to doing it even better.

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