The communications section of the Preble County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for dispatching all police, fire and emergency squads in Preble County, with the exception of the City of Eaton. It is also the reception point for all 9-1-1 calls placed in the county, outside the City of Eaton.
7 full time dispatchers and several part time dispatchers staff this division. The dispatchers must field calls from citizens for service, 9-1-1 emergency calls, as well as radio traffic from all the agencies and departments in Preble County. The communications center is often a very busy place.