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24-hour Business Phone: 434-847-1602
3621 Candlers Mt. Rd.
The Department of Emergency Services, located at 3621 Candlers Mountain Road, is the primary Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) for the City of Lynchburg. The Emergency Communications Center serves as the central point of contact for citizens of Lynchburg to request emergency and non-emergency public safety assistance. The department also provides a full array of public safety dispatch/communications services and oversees the City-wide Emergency Management program. The Emergency Operations Plan, which is a component of the Emergency Management Program, provides the framework to mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from any emergency or disaster.
National 9-1-1 Education Month
April is National 9-1-1 Education Month! Follow this link, to learn why 9-1-1 is important; when it is appropriate to call 9-1-1; when it is not appropriate to call 9-1-1; and some general information you should know about calling 9-1-1.
Seeking Qualified Applicants
The City of Lynchburg is currently taking applications for fast-paced careers in a public safety environment. Click here to learn more about the recruitment process.
Alarm System Information
Lynchburg Local Emergency Planning Committee
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Connect With Emergency Services
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