The Communications Division known as "Central" is manned 24/7. Central houses, maintains, and operates the Wicomico County Public Safety Answering Point, better known as 9-1-1. All incoming 911 calls from within Wicomico County are received at this center. (Calling 9-1-1 What To Expect)
The center receives calls for service for six police agencies within the county, gathers information and transfers the call to the appropriate agency for action. Along with the seven police agencies the center also receives and dispatches all fire and medical related calls for 14 fire companies and 14 ambulance companies.