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 48000 (2019) residents, with the population increasing on weekends due to winter and summer recreation opportunities.  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.

For the calendar year 2023, KITTCOM Emergency Services Dispatchers handled 46,806 emergency calls.  KITTCOM’s 2024 budget is $3.2 million.

KITTCOM Mission Statement

We pledge to provide customers 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.

Core Values

We shall conduct ourselves honestly, proficiently, and will continue to strive for the highest level of expertise in our profession.
We will interact with our customers and each other in an ethical, considerate, and compassionate manner without being judgmental.
We will treat every individual with empathy, fairness and courtesy.
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