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Communications and Technology Center (COMTEC)

COMTEC monitors road conditions for the department, residents, motorists, and first responders.

EOC picture

COMTEC is a 25,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility that provides situational awareness to the Department of Roads, Sheriff Dispatch, the Information Technology Department, and the Emergency Management and Communications Department. Macomb County strategically placed these departments at COMTEC to maximize resources and enhance services.

As a central location that is operable 24 hours a day, seven days a week, COMTEC has the ability to monitor, manage, prevent, protect against, and respond to any type of emergency situation.

COMTEC facilities include:

  • County-wide Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
  • 20’ x 50’ video wall
  • Eight traffic monitoring stations
  • 25 Sheriff and police dispatch stations
  • Centralized IT data center
  • Emergency generator backup power
  • Computer lab and training room facility
  • Integrated communications and technologies (radio, voice, data, and video)