Radio Communications

The Radio Communications Division maintains the radio communications system, electronic emergency equipment, traffic radar, closed circuit video cameras/monitors and associated equipment throughout Pierce County, including the Sheriff's Department and Public Works.

Responsibilities include acquisition, installation, repair and preventative maintenance of all radio equipment and systems.

The department acts as a liaison with other government and private entities to ensure coordination and to protect against radio frequency interference in communications systems. In addition, the department maintains appropriate licenses and insures the system meets federal and state requirements.
Radio tower

What is South Sound 9-1-1?

South Sound 911 was created in 2011 when the voters of Pierce County approved Proposition 1. It provides 9-1-1 call receiving, dispatching and emergency communications for Law Enforcement agencies, Fire Departments and EMS providers throughout Pierce County.

Law Enforcement Radio Work Orders


Radio Communications can schedule your police vehicle radio installation/update online.