Emergency Communications

ECC Dispatch Center

The Danville Emergency Communications Center is the first 911 Center in the Commonwealth of Virginia to implement and provide the services of all three disciplines of Priority Dispatch:

Emergency Medical Dispatch

Emergency Fire Dispatch

and Emergency Police Dispatch

We maintain professionalism with efficiency, workmanship with pride, and employees with dedication. 

About the Division

The City of Danville Emergency Communications Center is structured within the Danville Fire Department. The Communications Center is the vital link to excellent care in emergency management, police, fire and medical emergencies. The Center is the first step in saving lives.


To enhance the quality of life in the City of Danville.


  • Handle all 911 calls and other calls for service
  • Dispatch necessary emergency services in a prompt, courteous, professional, and correct manner to save lives, protect property, stop crime and prevent major fire loss.
  • Maintain accurate information for our user agencies.