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Cuyahoga Emergency Communications System (CECOMS)

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The Cuyahoga Emergency Communications System (CECOMS) is a 24-Hour, 7-Day a week, public safety communication system that provides emergency 9-1-1 call answering and other communication services.

All 9-1-1 calls and text messages placed from a cellular device within Cuyahoga County are routed to CECOMS.

Police Dispatch Contact Numbers

CECOMS is Cuyahoga County’s source for services and information including:

  • AMBER ALERT broadcasts  
  • County-wide radio communications 
  • Public Alerts 
  • Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) 
  • Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS) assistance  
  • Police, Fire and EMS dispatch services for requesting communities  
  • Operation of the County’s Hospital Restriction and Override Program
  • Request for LPR Entry Form

Mission Statement

Empowered by Federal and State regulations and advisory support from emergency boards and committees, the Division serves all citizens by the coordination of emergency services including 9-1-1, hazardous materials, disaster planning, and public education to maintain a healthy and safe environment through the efficient and effective application of resources and technology.

Contact Us

Cuyahoga Emergency Communications System (CECOMS)

88 Center Rd. Suite B100
Bedford, Ohio 44146
24 hour Dispatch Center Phone Number: 216-771-1363

Lisa Raffurty, Manager
Contact: 440-703-3568, lraffurty@cuyahogacounty.us

Jacquelynn Costa, Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Supervisor
Contact: 440-703-3560, jcosta@cuyahogacounty.us

Nick Dolbin, Operations Supervisor
Contact: 440-703-3564, ndolbin@cuyahogacounty.us

Stephen Kasik, Operations Supervisor
Contact: 440-703-3561, skasik@cuyahogacounty.us

Chris Minek, Operations Supervisor
Contact: 440-703-3563, cminek@cuyahogacounty.us

Nancy Kolcan, 911 Coordinator
Contact: 440-703-3562, nkolcan@cuyahogacounty.us