Wayne County 911
Wayne County Communications Center
43 Volunteer Dr.
Honesdale, PA 18431
9-1-1 Coordinator / Director of Communications
Wayne County is located in the upper northeast corner of Pennsylvania. It is bordered in New York State by the Counties of Broome, Delaware and Sullivan. Wayne County shares borders with Pike County, Susquehanna County, Lackawanna County and Monroe County. Wayne County is a sixth (6th) class county comprised of twenty-two (22) townships and six (6) boroughs.
Wayne County has many summer camps and vacation homes and is part of the Northern Region of the Poconos.
The land area served by the Wayne County 911 Communication Center is 985 square miles with the population being 88% rural. Wayne County is serviced by fourteen (14) ambulance corps, twenty-three (23) fire companies, and six (6) police departments.
The staff of Wayne County 911 consists of nine (9) full-time call-taker/dispatchers, four (4) part-time call-taker/dispatchers, one (1) Director, one (1) supervisor, one (1) 911 Coordinator, one (1) 911 Data Manager. Along with answering the call for emergencies the Wayne County 911/Communication Center handles a number of other calls for assistance.
The Communication Center operates twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven days a week. The Director and Supervisor’s office operates from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The 911 Coordinator and the 911 Data Managers offices’ operate from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Wayne County is in the business of providing fast, competent and professional public safety communications. This is the important link between the public and the public safety agencies.