Emergency Services / 9-1-1

David Hahn, Director

 “EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE IS NOT AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE – DIAL 9-1-1 ON YOUR PHONE IF YOU NEED HELP”


9-1-1 Mission Statement


Lackawanna County Department of Emergency Services working with our Municipal Partners, established and maintains an Enhanced 9-1-1 communications system as the primary emergency access portal for public safety services to citizens and visitors to Lackawanna County


About 9-1-1


911 Center

 

The Lackawanna County EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS CENTER (ECC) is the designated 9-1-1 Center for dispatching emergency medical services within Lackawanna County, as approved by the Lackawanna County Commissioners.

The Lackawanna County Department of Emergency Services (LCDES) is operated and maintained by the Lackawanna County Board of Commissioners. Staffed by professional Public Safety Telecommunicator/Emergency Medical Dispatchers (PST’s), the LCDES provides emergency dispatch and communication services for police, fire, rescue and emergency medical services throughout Lackawanna County, as well as for County and Municipal Emergency Management Agency (EMA) operations.

“DIALING 9-1-1 on an Old Cellphone Not Child’s Play” 


Informational Links


 

 

911 As A Profession

Professional Links

So you called 911, now what?

When To Call 911

 

 


Documents


 EMS Procedures
 Quality Assurance Survey
 Fire Department Dispatch Procedures


Professional Links


9-1-1 Magazine
APCO International
Pennsylvania NENA
Pennsylvania Chapter of APCO
National Emergency Number Association
Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency


Location/Contact Information


The Lackawanna County Center for Public Safety is located in the Valley View Business Park in Jessup, PA Overlooking the Lackawanna River Valley it serves all citizens and visitors of Lackawanna County


Administrative Telephone


DO NOT USE THESE NUMBERS TO REPORT AN EMERGENCY OR REQUEST EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE. DIAL 9-1-1

Voice: 570-307-7300 | Fax: 570-307-7321


Administrative Contacts


David Hahn
Director of Emergency Services
Phone: 570-307-7301
Fax: 570-307-7324
E-mail: hahnd@lackawannacounty.org

John H. Lewis, ENP
Deputy Director of  Emergency Services
Phone: 570-307-7306
Fax: 570-307-7321
E-mail: lewisjh@lackawannacounty.org

Al Kearney, ENP
Quality Assurance Manager
Phone: 570-307-7307
Fax: 570-307-7321
E-mail: kearneya@lackawannacounty.org


Address:


Lackawanna County Center For Public Safety
30 Valley View Drive
Jessup, PA 18434-1147