Astoria Dispatch is known in the industry as a Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP). A PSAP is a call center that answers citizens 911 calls directly (centers that do not answer these calls directly are known as Secondary PSAPs). Astoria Dispatch is one of two PSAP’s in Clatsop County; the second PSAP is located in Seaside.
Astoria Dispatch answers nearly 14,000 911 calls per year, in addition to almost 65,000 non-emergency calls for service. Astoria dispatches for the Clatsop County Sheriffs Office, Astoria Police Department, Warrenton Police Department, and the Port of Astoria. In addition to these law enforcement agencies, Astoria Dispatch also dispatches for 11 Fire Departments throughout Clatsop County.
Astoria Dispatch is staffed by nine highly trained emergency dispatchers. These folks are ready to assist people in need 24-hours a day, every day.
Visit the Astoria Dispatch website at www.astoriadispatch.com.