Peninsula Communications

Peninsula Communications, or PenCom, is the 911 center and communications division for Clallam County. PenCom is located inside the Port Angeles Police Department and is the centralized answering point for all 911 calls in Clallam County, as well as the Clallam and Jefferson County portions of the Olympic National Park.

The center provides quality emergency dispatch services to the Clallam County Sheriff's Department, Port Angeles Police and Fire Departments, Sequim Police Department, Lower Elwha Tribal Police, Forks Police Department, Forks Hospital District, La Push Tribal Police, Olympic National Park Rangers, and six fire protection districts.

We are currently recruiting for 911 Communications Officers. To learn more about this position and apply online, please visit the City of Port Angeles Virtual Job Center. If you want to learn more about what goes on in the 911 Center before or during the application process, please consider doing a PenCom Sit-Along.

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Regionalization Study - Part 1 (PDF)

Regionalization Study - Part 2 (PDF)

Text to 911 Press Release (PDF)

We, the men and women of Clallam County Peninsula Communications, are the first of the first responders. We are committed to answering all 9-1-1 and non-emergency calls with professionalism and integrity, while efficiently dispatching police, fire, and emergency medical services. With our commitment to excellence we can help save lives, protect property, and assist the public in their time of need.”