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Communications Center


  • Phone: Emergency 911
  • Phone: Non-Emergency (605) 626-7911
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The Brown County Communications Center is committed to enhancing quality of life by providing the critical communications link for the residents, visitors, and public safety professionals of Brown County. We are committed to excellence and teamwork in the process. We recognize that service is our one and only product, and strive to deliver this service in a polite, timely, professional, and highly effective manner.


 About 911 Communications

The Brown County Communications Center is a division of the Brown County Sheriff’s Office and was developed in 1994 as a joint effort between Brown County and the City of Aberdeen. The two entities combined their resources to better serve the community by providing a central location for the public and emergency services to report and receive emergency assistance.

The Brown County Communications Center is a state-of-the-art E911 Center located in the third largest city in the State of South Dakota, and operates 24-hours a day, 365-days a year. It serves approximately 40,000 residents as well as the numerous families, sportsmen, and businesses who visit Brown County every year with emergency and non-emergency dispatching services. Brown County Communications Center averages approximately 10,000 911 calls and 53,000 non-emergency calls for service each year.

Brown County Communications Officers receive extensive training and are certified through the SD Law Enforcement Training and Standards Commission as well as the International Academy of Emergency Medical Dispatch

Brown County Communications Center provides a critical link from the public to the following agencies: