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 July 23, 2017  

Ms. Melissa Barber is Director of the Communications Division.

Ms. Barber oversees the daily operations of the Communications Division of the Effingham County Sheriffs Office. 

You may share your concerns or compliments regarding services provided by dispatchers with Ms. Melissa Barber here.

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Effingham County Sheriffs Office
Communications Division

Our Mission:

The Mission of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office Communications Division is to serve as a vital link between the citizens and our Sheriff's Deputies. We strive to gather and disseminate all requests in a timely, courteous, and decisive manner. Through our actions, we help to save lives, protect property and aid the citizens in their time of need. 

The Communications Division of the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for the communications between law enforcement agencies within the county.  This division is a main portal via radio and telephone for calls for service and maintains records in accordance with the Open Records Act.

Your Communications Officers are responsible for:

a.     Receiving complaints via telecommunications primarily and relaying information to deputies/officers who respond for assistance.

b.    Providing communication support to deputies and police.

c.     Recording all activity of the emergency services in the field, as well as being continuously aware of their status and pending emergency conditions.

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