Isanti County Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP)
The Isanti County Sheriff's Office E-911 Dispatch Center consists of 7 full-time dispatchers. This Dispatch Center is the Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) for 911 calls placed in Isanti County. Dispatching is provided for sheriff's deputies, municipal police officers, fire departments, and other public safety agencies in Isanti County. 911 calls for ambulance services are received by Isanti County's PSAP and are transferred to the ambulance service. The ambulance service dispatchers then provide pre-arrival instructions until the ambulance arrives.
The E-911 Dispatch Center not only processes emergency 911 calls, but also completes numerous activities in support of personnel, such as dispatching and monitoring primary and backup units, investigators, contacting and relaying pertinent information to the field, and to other agencies and businesses. The E-911 dispatchers also answer all incoming telephone calls to the Sheriff's Office. The Dispatch Center is also responsible for coordinating the communications for multi-agency events and incidents that occur in Isanti County.