Coles County Emergency Communications Center strives to provide the most effective emergency communications possible. To attain this goal, we must establish professional standards and attract, train and retain the qualified employees necessary to provide this service
This agency will carry out all tasks with an eye towards the future. We will strive to make innovation, cost effectiveness and cooperation our standard.
What We Do
The Coles County Emergency Communications Center dispatches for 5 Police Departments, and 10 Fire Departments . They serve a population of 53,196 and 509 square miles. The Communication Center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with a staff of 19 Full Time and 4 Part Time telecommunicators. Each telecommunicator is CPR certified and trained in EMD, Emergency Medical Dispatching through Power Phone. CECOM has a additional center in Mattoon as well for Mattoon Police Officers along with Lake Land College Police.
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