Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon (ECSO) is located in Medford Oregon and serves the population of the beautiful Rogue Valley. ECSO is a combined emergency dispatch facility and Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) for all of the 9-1-1 lines in Jackson County and Crater Lake National Park.

We are committed to our mission to contribute to the safety of the citizens of Southern Oregon and our subscriber agencies by providing public safety communications with industry-best standards, procedures, and practices, and to our core values of safety, professionalism, and customer service.

I would like to welcome you to our website, and thank you for the trust you place in ECSO as your 9-1-1 dispatch center for our beautiful area. The staff here at ECSO are amazing, compassionate people who are dedicated to serving our community. Please explore this website, and if you have comments on our website, or our agency, email me directly through the contact section on this site.

Margie Moulin

Margie Moulin, RPL, CPE

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Child safe after alleged murder-suicide attempt

February 8, 2019

BY NICK MORGAN OF THE MAIL TRIBUNE February 08, 2019 A child was hospitalized and a Rogue River woman is in jail after an incident police say was a murder-suicide attempt. Kyla Kathleen Duncan, 49, was arrested Friday on two felony counts of attempted murder after allegedly attempting to poison herself and a child in…

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19 seconds from help

January 7, 2019

BY KAYLEE TORNAY OF THE MAIL TRIBUNE January 07, 2019 On the evening of Dec. 28, soon after shoppers and staff at Food 4 Less called 911 for a cardiac arrest occurring at the front of the store, news of the emergency streaked beyond the store to a wider community. Those people weren’t all listening…

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911 dispatcher helps taxi cab driver deliver a baby in Ashland

December 30, 2018

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — A local mother is celebrating the birth of her new child, after an emergency delivery in a taxi cab last week in Ashland. Emergency dispatcher Rio Gilinski unknowingly picked up the call that would not only change her life, but also the life of the mother, her newborn child, and the…

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TEEN FOUND: 13-year-old missing Ashland girl

September 7, 2018

ASHLAND, Ore. — Update 9/7/18: According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, a citizen located Cameron walking on Mt. Ashland Ski Road. She is safe and the Jackson County Search and Rescue Team is returning her to her home. The Dept posted the update on their Facebook page and stated, “Thank you to everyone who…

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Need help but can’t call? Text 911

May 2, 2017

BY RYAN PFEIL May 02, 2017 The ability to text 911 during an emergency is coming to two Southern Oregon emergency dispatch centers, but officials say the feature should be used only when someone can’t make a 911 call. Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon and Josephine County 911 will be able to receive 911 texts…

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