Emergency Services

Emergency Dispatch 911

The mission of the 911 Emergency Dispatch is
to provide a reliable emergency link between the citizens and visitors of Edgecombe County and the agencies responding to their call for help.

The Edgecombe County Emergency Communications Center is the central answering point for public safety agencies within our county. The center receives police, fire, and EMS emergency requests from the public through an Enhanced 911 telephone system.

Tele-communicators dispatch county fire and EMS agencies and transfer law enforcement calls to the the appropriate dispatch center.

911 is a three-digit telephone number that you can call 24 hours a day for police, fire, or medical emergencies. For all non-emergencies, call 252-641-7911.. When using 911, remain calm and speak clearly. Tell the dispatcher what's happening, where it is happening, your name, address, and phone number. Remain on the phone to provide additional information as needed. DO NOT HANG UP until the dispatcher advises you to do so.
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