The McConnell Public Safety and Transportation Operations Center (MPSTOC) is a partnership between Fairfax County and the commonwealth of Virginia that brings multiple agencies and functions together under one roof to enhance the effectiveness of:
- public safety response.
- traffic congestion management.
- the response to and recovery from major emergencies.
Fairfax, VA, 22030
- The Department of Public Safety Communications (DPSC - the county's 9-1-1 Call Center), which receives and dispatches all 9-1-1 emergency and nonemergency police, fire and rescue calls in the county.
- The Office of Emergency Management (OEM), which oversees and activates the county's Emergency Operations Center during emergency incidents. OEM is equipped to receive and transmit Homeland Security and emergency information to state, regional and federal partners.
- The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department and Police Department have staff on the operations floor assisting with specific fire and police dispatching.
- The Police Department's Forensics facility is housed in a separate building connected to the McConnell PSTOC.
Commonwealth of Virginia
- The Virginia Department of Transportation's (VDOT) Northern Region Transportation Operations Center (TOC) and Signal System. The TOC monitors traffic and incidents by using cameras and other information-gathering mechanisms to better manage day-to-day traffic flow and large incidents.
- The Virginia Department of State Police (VSP) Division 7 communications center, which receives and dispatches all #77 (interstate-related) calls for the Northern Virginia region. Dispatchers from Division 7 will move from their current location on Braddock Road in Fairfax.