History

Chronological History of Emergency Management Division:
  • Emergency Operations Center (EOC) opened in March 1989
  • Metro wide 911 system implemented May 1989
  • Added dispatching for Midwest City Regional Ambulance Service in March 1990
  • Public Safety Sales Tax approved 1994
  • Implemented Computer Aided Dispatch system (CAD) May 1996
  • Mobile Data Terminals (MDT) added to CAD system November 1996
  • Automatic Vehicle Locators (AVL) added to CAD system February 1997
  • New upgraded E-911 system August 2002
  • Implemented Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) January 2004
  • Newly Renovated EOC January 2005