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 seven police agencies, 14 fire companies, and 14 ambulance companies within the county. The centers 9-1-1 specialists gather necessary information and transfer calls to the appropriate police agency for action while receiving and dispatching for all fire and medical related calls.