KITTCOM is a civilian staffed 9-1-1 center that serves 17 public safety agencies in Kittitas County, Washington. This site contains some basic information about the center and its customers.
Kittitas County is in the center of Washington State and has about 40,500 (2010) residents. The county stretches east from Snoqualmie Pass to the Columbia River and south from Blewett Pass to just north of the Yakima/Selah area. The area is renowned for its recreational opportunities, including river rafting, fishing, hunting, hiking, skiing and snowmobiling, with the population increasing to as high as 50,000 on some weekends.
For the 12 months ending June 30, 2014, KITTCOM dispatchers handled 32,527 dispatchable calls (not including traffic stops). KITTCOM's 2013 budget was $2,018,589.82.
KITTCOM MISSION STATEMENT
We pledge to provide Kittitas County with professional, courteous, and reliable emergency communications. Our goal is the preservation of life, property and public safety, by obtaining information, giving the information to Emergency Services, and verifying its receipt.
ACCOUNTABILITY: We shall conduct ourselves honestly, proficiently, and will continue to strive for the highest level of expertise in our profession.
INTEGRITY: We will interact with our customers and each other in an ethical, considerate, and compassionate manner without being judgmental.
RESPECT: We will treat every individual with empathy, fairness and courtesy.
A.I.R. — Breathe it. Live it.
Please see the link to the left or below for a FAQ or to download an information request form.