The principal mission of the Otsego County
Communications Center is to deliver effective,
professional, caring & efficient emergency
communications to all residents and visitors of
We serve approximately 62,000 residents plus numerous visitors to the area. The 911 Center handles all landline and wireless 911 calls within the county. These calls are dispatched to the Otsego County Sheriff Office, NY State Police, Cooperstown PD, NYS PARK POLICE, DEC Officers, and Oneonta Town Constables as priority or non priority complaints. In additions, all fire, rescue, and EMS calls are dispatched to one of the 30 Fire Departments (29 Volunteer and 1 Career), or 17 Emergency Squads (15 Volunteer, 1 Career and 1 Private).