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Public Safety Communications (PSC) serves the state of California by providing public safety communications to the state’s first responders and oversight of the 9-1-1 system to the people of California. The PSC is dedicated to the preservation and protection of human life and public safety by delivering reliable and dependable communication services keeping the public connected during times of crisis.

About the Public Safety Communications

Our vision is to see quality government through successful telecommunications.

Our mission is to ensure that quality telecommunications services and commodities are provided to all state agencies in the most cost-effective, efficient, and timely manner possible. This includes maximizing the use of state resources, and the consolidation and joint use of telecommunications systems and services where operationally, technically and economically feasible.

California citizens and government agencies depend upon state telecommunication systems to conduct routine business and obtain assistance during emergencies. With excellent customer service in mind, about 500 dedicated people statewide in the Public Safety Communications work behind the scenes in three branches to ensure that these essential systems are there when needed.

These Branches are:

  • California 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Branch

Phone: (916) 894-5007

  • Radio Communications Branch

Phone: (916) 894-5209

  • Technical Services Branch

Phone: (916) 894-5041

​Office Location

601 Sequoia Pacific Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95811-0231
Phone: (916) 894-5209