Communications

Communications Dispatch Operators

Our Mission


The Mission of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office Communications Division is to serve as a vital link between the citizens and our Sheriff's Deputies. We strive to gather and disseminate all requests in a timely, courteous, and decisive manner. Through our actions, we help to save lives, protect property and aid the citizens in their time of need.

Duties & Responsibilities


The Communications Division of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office is responsible for the communications between law enforcement agencies within the county. This division is a main portal via radio and telephone for calls for service and maintains records in accordance with the Open Records Act.

Your Communications Officers are responsible for:
  • Receiving complaints via telecommunications primarily and relaying information to deputies/officers who respond for assistance.
  • Providing communication support to deputies and police.
  • Recording all activity of the emergency services in the field, as well as being continuously aware of their status and pending emergency conditions.