About the Department
The Bradford County 911 Center is staffed with one Director, one QA Supervisor, eight full-time certified dispatchers and three part-time certified dispatchers. All dispatchers hold National certification in Emergency Medical Dispatch and are either certified Emergency Medical Technicians or Firefighter I. The 911 Center handles approximately 150 calls for service per day or 54,000 calls per year.
Bradford County is the second largest County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Its vast area extends forty miles along the New York state border. There are 904.3 miles of state and federal highways, and 1,591 of surfaced secondary and municipal roads. We serve approximately 63,000 residents of Bradford County.
The Bradford County 911 center answers call from fourteen boroughs, and thirty seven townships. We dispatch for 25 volunteer fire departments, 10 Local Police agencies, 3 Advanced Life Support EMS agencies, 7 Basic Life Support Ambulance services, the Bradford County Sheriff’s Department, Bradford County Probation, Bradford County Coroner, Bradford County EMA, Red Cross, Children & Youth Services, and Area Agency on Aging.
Robert was appointed 911 Director on 9/1/07 after being Deputy Director. He is a certified Firefighter I, a PA State Fire Instructor, Emergency Medical Dispatcher, APCO Communications Training Officer, and currently is Fire Chief for the Borough of Sayre and a Rescue Technician with Greater Valley EMS. He holds a college degree in Business Management. Robert is a lifelong resident of Bradford County and resides in Sayre.