Chagrin Valley Dispatch is the communication center for 26 municipalities between Bedford and Brecksville, in the greater Cleveland area. The dispatch center is the first step to providing emergency services to over 125,000 residents.

Certified staff members and state of the art communication systems allow us to initiate, coordinate and record services of all first responders.

Fully trained dispatchers maintain certifications in Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD), Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), National Incident Management System (NIMS). The center is staffed 24/7 with a minimum of 14 dispatchers on duty at all times.

The staff consists of 69 full-time and 8 part-time employees, 16 supervisors, 4 information technology employees, 1 information technology administrator, 1 assistant director, and 1 director.
When you call
The first, and most important piece of information is your location. Be accurate and as detailed as possible. Along with your street address please give your business or condominum name, building number and unit number.

For medical emergencies
The Dispatcher will ask for the patient age & sex, if conscious, if breathing normally, the chief complaint, and what caused the chief complaint; depending on the cause, whether or not there are further safety concerns.

For fire emergencies
The Dispatcher will ask if you smell or see smoke, if you see flames - their color and quantity, if there are injuries, the type of structure, if hazardous materials are present, the number of people inside, and if they can get out. You may be advised to evacuate..

For police emergencies
The Dispatcher will ask if weapons are involved, if anyone is injured, suspect descriptions, suspect vehicle descriptions, suspect's means and direction of travel, if they have left the scene, if you are safe, the details of the crime/situation. Depending on the situation being reported, additional questions may apply.

For non-emergencies please call the center at (440) 247-7321.

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Chagrin Valley Dispatch is number 2 in the nation!

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Chagrin Valley Dispatch - (440) 247-7321