Communications Bureau

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John G. Jordan Sr.

Greg Miniutti 


Business Hours 631-852-4818
Evenings & Weekends 631-852-4815
Fax 631-852-4814

Communications Bureau

The Suffolk County Fire Rescue Communications Center is an enhanced 911 facility. The dispatchers must be New York State certified Emergency Medical Technicians to be hired and maintain national certification as Emergency Medical and Fire Dispatchers. These same Emergency Services Dispatchers are utilized to staff the mobile command post.

HOW TO REPORT AN EMERGENCY: For fire, police and medical emergencies, please dial 911. If you believe that you have been exposed to a biological, chemical or radiological agent, or if you believe an intentional threat will occur or is occurring, please contact local emergency responders by calling 911.

Dial "911" only for life-threatening emergencies. Do not dial "911" for information.

Dial "852-COPS" - For non-Emergency Police calls in Suffolk County.

Please do not call a 911 or other emergency telephone line unless you need assistance with an immediate physical or medical emergency. Click here for a list of telephone numbers and websites that can be useful in an emergency.


T-Band Info and Public Safety Concerns:

Case for T-Band Repeal
NPSTC T-Band Report
NYS DHS OIC T-Band white pager
TBand letter 9Updated 2019 -HR451
US Representatives

The Suffolk County Fire and EMS notification service.

Click here to register to receive timely notifications on matters of interest to the Fire and EMS service

For First Responders:

Interop Channel Programming and Usage
Determinant Codes VS Response
800 MHz Radio System Upgrade Project Form
Alpha Paging Form
Fire Station Printing Form

Signal 3 Agreement
Priority Dispatch Codes EFD v6

Informational Video about Calling 9-1-1.

useful 9-1-1 tip number one. Click here to view the video

Click the image above to view first video in the series MAKING 9-1-1 WORK FOR YOU. THINGS EVERYONE NEEDS TO KNOW. 

Click here to find out more information  on making 9-1-1 work for you. THINGS EVERYONE NEEDS TO KNOW