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About SCEC

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.

Emergency 911 Communications

is the vital link between those who live, work, and visit Sumner County and the law enforcement, fire, EMS, and emergency management professionals who respond to their call for help.

 

Yes, We Answer 911 Calls (But it's much more than that.)

9-1-1

Sumner County 911 is a part of the Kansas Next Generation 911 System and use highly sophisticated IP networks and databases to receive, locate, and process calls for emergencies.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE
INFORMATION SYSTEM

SCEC conducts vehicle registration and driver's license checks through DMV, and checks the status of wants and warrants for field units.  Dispatchers also monitor the teletype system for "Be On The Lookout" broadcasts as well as AMBER, Silver, and Blue Alerts.

NATIONAL CRIME
INFORMATION CENTER (NCIC)

Dspatchers make entries, modifications, clearances, and cancellations for wanted persons and stolen property into the National Crime Information Center database.

CONSOLIDATED DISPATCH

SCEC is the consolidated dispatch center for Sumner County public safety agencies.  We dispatch law enforcement, fire, EMS, and Emergency Management to the calls we receive, coordinate their response, and document information about the response.  We send additional resources that may be needed at the scene, as well as help when a responder finds themselves in an emergency.

SCEC also handles field generated incidents such as followup investigations and traffic stops.

WEATHER
ALERTS

Dispatchers monitor the teletype system, NOAA Weather Radio, and the media for weather watches and warnings issued by the National Weather Service.  These alerts are relayed to responders so they are aware of the weather, in addition to keeping an eye on the sky.

NATIONAL WARNING
SYSTEM

SCEC is also responsible for monitoring the National Warning System terminal assigned to Sumner County through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

 

Communities Served

Anson, Argonia, Ashton, Belle Plaine, Caldwell, Conway Springs, Corbin, Dalton, Drury,

Geuda Springs*, Hunnewell, Mayfield, Milan, Millerton, Milton, Mulvane (rural), Oxford,

Peck**, Perth, Portland, Riverdale, Rome, South Haven, Suppesville, Wellington.

SCEC serves the following incorporated and unincorporated communities in Sumner County;

*Portions of Geuda Springs are in Cowley County.

**Portions of Peck are in Sedgwick County.

 

Agencies Served

SCEC serves the following law enforcement, fire, EMS, and emergency management agencies.

  • Argonia First Responders

  • Ark City Fire/EMS

  • Caldwell EMS

  • Conway Springs EMS

  • Mulvane EMS

  • Norwich EMS

  • Oxford First Responders

  • Udall First Responders

  • Wellington Fire/EMS

  • Argonia Police

  • Belle Plaine Police

  • Caldwell Police

  • Conway Springs Police

  • Oxford Police

  • Sumner County Sheriff

  • Wellington Police

  • Argonia Fire

  • Caldwell Fire

  • Clearwater Fire

  • Conway Springs Fire

  • Fire Dist 3 (Oxford)

  • Fire Dist 4 (Udall)

  • Fire Dist 5 (Corbin)

  • Fire Dist 8 (Mayfield)

  • Fire Dist 9 (Belle Plaine)

  • Fire Dist 10 (Geuda Springs)

  • Fire Dist 11 (Geuda Springs)

  • Fire Dist 12 (Mulvane)

  • Norwich Fire

  • South Haven Fire

  • Valverde Township Fire

  • Wellington Fire/EMS

  • Emergency Management

 

Statistics

(2020)

1,188

SQUARE

MILES

23,159

POPULATION

56,226

TELEPHONE ACTIVITIES

(16,283 calls to 911)

54,733

COMPUTER AIDED DISPATCH EVENTS

 

Member Awards

Heartsaver Award

The Heartsaver Award is given to dispatchers who perform successful telephone CPR.

Senior Dispatcher Alyssa Sellers, 2019

Dispatcher Stefny Cabrera, 2021

Dispatcher Mattie Caudillo, 2021

Stork Award

The Stork Award is given to dispatchers who have assisted in delivering a baby using Emergency Medical Dispatch protocols and providing instructions over the telephone.

Watch Supervisor Sandy Dvorak, 2017

Watch Supervisor Ashley Helton, 2018

Perfect Attendance Award

The Perfect Attendance Award is given to a dispatcher who used no sick leave during a calendar year.

Dispatcher Vickie Holt, 2018

Dispatcher Callie Ybarra, 2020

Extra Mile Award

The Extra Mile Award is given to dispatchers who perform some type of action that goes above and beyond their normal duties.

Watch Supervisor Sandy Dvorak, 2018

Dispatcher Mattie Caudillo, 2019

Dispatcher Coty Shelton, 2019

Service Awards (current)

Service Awards are given for service in increments of 5 years.

911 Director John Tracy, 25 years

Deputy 911 Director Marcie Bristor, 25 years

Part-Time Dispatcher Elise Wartick, 10 years

Watch Supervisor Cara Bishop-Wichman, 10 years

Senior Dispatcher Mike Newell, 10 years

TAC/LASO Officer Rachelle Van Dyke, 5 years

Watch Supervisor Alison Voshell, 5 years

Watch Supervisor Ashley Stevenson, 5 years

Dispatcher Brad Horner, 5 years

Senior Dispatcher Stefny Cabrera, 5 years