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 9-1-1 Public Safety 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 2016, the Communication Center received 70,634 9-1-1 calls and 131,295 non-emergency calls.