Serving Sumner County since 1995.

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About Us

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Established in 1995, Sumner County Emergency 911 Communications (SCEC) is the Public Safety Answering Point for Sumner County and the consolidated dispatch center for the law enforcement, fire, EMS, and Emergency Management agencies serving the County.

SCEC is a County-Government agency under the auspice of the Board of County Commissioners through an appointed Department Head.  It is not affiliated with any law enforcement, fire, or EMS agency.


"To provide prompt and courteous service proficiently to the citizens of Sumner County and our public safety partners."


What We Do

  • Receive and process emergency and non-emergency calls for help from the public via telephone, from other agencies via teletype, and from field units by radio

  • Gathers critical and pertinent information about the event and determines appropriate response

  • Dispatches law enforcement, fire, EMS, and/or Emergency Management

  • Coordinates the response and communications between agencies and tracks the status for documentation

  • Dispatches additional resources needed at the incident scene

  • Dispatches support agencies/organizations (e.g. tow trucks, public works agencies, utility companies, etc.) needed at the incident scene

  • Tracks traffic stops conducted by field units

  • Checks the status of driver's licenses and vehicle license plates

  • Checks the status of wants and warrants; confirms arrest warrants

  • Makes entries into the National Crime Information Center database

  • Monitors teletypes for incoming weather, AMBER, Silver, and Blue Alerts along with Attempts to Locate and Be On The Lookout messages (all-points bulletins)

  • Monitors the National Alert Warning System

  • Other








(15,876 calls to 911)


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