he Communications Division of the Savannah-Chatham police department in 2013 processed 628,055 calls, with approximately 47 percent placed through Emergency-911.
The E-911 Center is staffed around the clock with the bulk of its incoming calls received during the afternoon/evening shift. Last year the center’s afternoon/evening shift received 280,574 calls. At 247,283, the day shift had the second highest call volume. Metro Communications’ midnight shift had 100,198 calls, according to spokeswoman Eunica Baker.
Police, fire and EMS-related emergency calls for six of Chatham County’s seven municipalities are received by the Savannah-Chatham E-911 Center. Tybee Island has its own call center.