The Tazewell/Pekin Consolidated Communications Center, commonly referred to as Tazcomm, was established by an intergovernmental agreement between the City of Pekin and Tazewell County. Tazcomm is registered as a separate not for profit corporation chartered by the State of Illinois. It is governed by a board consisting of the Pekin Police Chief, the Sheriff of Tazewell County, the Mayor of Pekin and the Tazewell County Board Chariman.
Tazcomm is the largest of the four dispatch centers in Tazewell County and is operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Tazcomm is staffed by a Director, Operations Supervisor and telecommunicators who are trained in emergency medical dispatch.
There are 6 answering positions at Tazcomm. Each answering position is configured the same and is equipped with a Zetron Intergrator RD radio dispatch console, Zetron Series 3200 telephone console and Sungard/HTE computer aided dispatch system. There are a total of 12 dedicated 9-1-1 trunks, 8 for wireline 9-1-1 calls and 4 for wireless 9-1-1 calls.
In 2013, Tazcomm handled 22,426 emergency 9-1-1 calls. Of those calls, 18,282 were wireless 9-1-1 calls and 4,144 were wireline 9-1-1 calls.
Tazcomm provides dispatch services to the following agencies:
Please note that the Tazewell/Pekin Communications Center is not managed or operated by the Tazewell County Emergency Telephone System Board. Specific inquiries related to the Tazewell/Pekin Communications Center including but not limited to subpeonas, Freedom of Information requests, tour requests, etc. should be directed to:
Text to 9-1-1 functionality is not yet available in Tazewell County, Illinois. If you have an emergency, please place a voice call to 9-1-1. We anticipate having text to 9-1-1 available sometime in the near future.
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Tazewell County ETSB2964 Court StreetPekin, IL 61554Phone: (309)353-4992Fax: (309)firstname.lastname@example.org
8:30 to 4:30Monday - Friday
*Note: Do not call the number listed above requesting police, fire or EMS services. This is an administrative office only.