The current Washington County Sheriff's Office Communication Center opened in 2009 and is state of the art. It is supervised by Communication Center Division Manager Darlene Pankonie. The staff include 6 public safety answering point coordinators and 25 dispatchers. A 24 hour, 7 day a week operation, the Dispatchers work a rotating day off schedule.
The Communication Center dispatches to 16 different police, fire or emergency agencies in Washington County. In 2013, the Communication Center received 68,499 9-1-1 calls and 124,518 non-emergency calls.