In 2015, CRCC staff processed a total of 138,879 phone calls: 29,165 emergency 9-1-1 calls and 109,714 non-emergency calls. CRCC staff are state certified telecommunicators, which includes Emergency Medical Dispatch certification. Dispatchers are trained to provide emergency medical pre-arrival instructions to callers which assists in life saving measures.
The City of Corvallis Police Department operates the Corvallis Regional Communications Center which provides emergency call answering (E 9-1-1) and dispatch services for all Benton County emergency service providers including:
Corvallis Police Department
Benton County Sheriff’s Department
Philomath Police Department
Corvallis Fire Department
Philomath Fire Department
Adair Rural Fire Department
Alsea Rural Fire Department
Blodgett Rural Fire Department
Monroe Rural Fire Department
Kings Valley Rural Fire Department
The CRCC operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is staffed by 16 full time dispatcher positions and by Scott Haberkorn, the 9-1-1 Manager. The CRCC has four dispatching positions and is generally staffed with a minimum of three dispatchers on duty on any given shift. Dispatchers also function as call takers which allows for immediate dispatching of emergency calls.
Last updated: 11/4/2016 12:40:00 PM