Knox County Central Dispatch is the primary dispatch center for Knox County. Knox County Central Dispatch employee 12 full-time dispatch, 3 part-time dispatchers, and the Executive Director. Central Dispatch  operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Central Dispatch answers over 18,000 911 calls a year,  and dispatches over 35,000 calls for service a year for Police, Fire, and EMS.