About Us

Located in Middleton, Massachusetts, the Essex County Regional Emergency Communications Center (ECRECC) operates under the authority of the Essex County Sheriff’s Department and Sheriff Frank G. Cousins, Jr.

The ECRECC is the Regional 9-1-1 Center that provides emergency communications services to the communities of Amesbury, Beverly, Essex, Middleton, Topsfield and Wenham, Massachusetts and is responsible for answering emergency 9-1-1 calls and dispatching resources such as police officers, firefighters and paramedics to citizens requiring assistance.

Additionally, the ECRECC is the primary answering point for wireless 9-1-1 calls in Essex County, northern Middlesex County, and 3 communities in Suffolk county. The wireless function is responsible for answering 9-1-1 calls and relaying them to the appropriate Public Safety Answering Point, or PSAP.