The Willamette Valley Communications Center is a regional center based in Salem, Oregon. It provides 9-1-1 dispatch services to agencies in three counties. Police, fire, ambulance, and emergency services agencies in Lincoln, Marion, and Polk counties and the Grand Ronde area rely on the communications center to take emergency calls and handle incidents.
All call takers and dispatchers are trained and certified by the State of Oregon in Telecommunications and Emergency Medical Dispatch protocol. This enables them to provide medical instruction to callers while paramedics are en route.