Chemung County's E911 Communication System began service in October of 1993.
The E911 Center is comprised of (21) full time employees. The Center is under the control of the County Emergency Management Office, and is under supervision of a Director and Deputy Director.
The Center dispatches for (1) full time and (20) volunteer fire departments; City of Elmira Police, Chemung County Sheriff's Office, Elmira Heights Village Police and the West Elmira Police Department. The Center also co-dispatches the New York State Police, Horseheads Barracks, under the closest car dispatch concept.