The Sandwich Police Department operates a joint communications center which services both Police and Fire Departments. 9 full-time and a number of part-time Emergency Telecommunicators staff this center 24/7. The center handles all 911 landline and cellular calls, routine calls and police and fire radio communications. Emergency dispatching has developed considerably over the recent years. This center, with dedicated employees who will specialize in handling routine and emergent communications within Sandwich, provide a truly professional service to our community.