Our dedicated employees serve citizens of Palm Beach County 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We are committed to providing the public with the quickest, most efficient response to emergency calls, constantly mindful of our role in ensuring the safety of law enforcement and public safety personnel. We strive for courtesy, professionalism, and consistent response to those who require 9-1-1 and other communications services from Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

The Communications Division consists of over 180 employees, three independent dispatch/call centers, handling well over one million phone calls annually. Our Communications centers are the Glades and Eagle Emergency Communications Centers in Belle Glade and the Courthouse Emergency Communications Center in West Palm Beach. Communications support functions include Teletype, Validations, and CAD/GIS. We provide comprehensive law enforcement support services including 9-1-1 and dispatch services to unincorporated Palm Beach County and several contracted municipalities.

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DM Thomas Cunningham

Thomas Cunningham  Division Manager

To report an emergency call 9-1-1

Non-Emergency calls: (561) 688-3000
Additional PBSO Phone Numbers


Headquarters Emergency
Communications Center

3228 Gun Club Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33406-3001

Courthouse Emergency
Communications Center

205 North Dixie Highway
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: (561) 355-6630

Glades Emergency
Communications Center

38840 State Road 80
Belle Glade, FL 33430-5617
Phone: (561) 996-1670

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