The Communications Center provides safety operations 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Communications Center provides service for police, fire, ambulance, public works and the receiver of all E 9-1-1 calls.
The Communications Center is equipped with a hot line enabling radio contact with area police departments saving vital time during police emergencies. The center also monitors burglary and fire alarms for businesses, residents and schools. A Statewide Computer network is also available for vital information concerning criminal and motor vehicle activity. A new weather radio alerts the operators of any storm that could affect the residents in an emergency. All incoming calls are recorded by a state of the art Dictaphone Recording Equipment. The Communications Center is protected by bulletproof glass and armor, and is the main lifeline to all the residents of North Branford in case of a natural disaster. The center is backed up by an Onan diesel fueled generator in case of severe weather resulting in a power failure. It is estimated the Communications Center receives in excess of 25,000 calls per year.