Communications Center 9-1-1

About Us


The Bell County Communications Center (Center) opened its doors in 1999 as the first consolidated dispatch center in the United States able to dispatch all police, fire and EMS agencies in the county from one integrated dispatch center. Bell County covers over 1050 square miles, two major highways, borders Ft. Hood army base, and has a population of more than 347,000.  Center answers approximately 200,000 calls annually while serving 61 separate law enforcement, fire and EMS agencies.