Communications Center

The 911 dispatch center, often referred to as an emergency communications center or a Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP), is a vital hub within the Cocoa Beach Police and Fire Department responsible for receiving and managing emergency calls from the public. Our center plays a crucial role in facilitating rapid responses to various emergencies, such as medical crises, fires, accidents, and crimes. Our dispatchers are equipped to assess the nature and severity of the situation, gather critical information from callers, and dispatch the appropriate first responders, such as police, fire, or emergency medical personnel, to the scene. The dispatch center acts as a central communication link, ensuring the timely and efficient deployment of resources to address emergencies, making it a lifeline for those in distress and a cornerstone of public safety.