The Communications Center provides dispatching services for the Office of the Sheriff as well as neighboring agencies and cities that contract for such services:
County Animal Control
Los Medanos College
It is also the answering point for all 9-1-1 calls originating from these cities as well as all the residents of unincorporated Contra Costa County. This emergency hotline serves a population of nearly 400,000 within a service area of 600 square miles.
Process telephone calls for assistance
Provide radio dispatching on a multitude of frequencies
Process computer inquiries
Provide the critical link between the citizen requesting help and the agency member responding