Contact the Blount County Emergency Communications District
Dispatch Support Personnel
Shift Leader - Sherry Tipton
serving since 2001
T-CPR - Heather Murphy
serving since 2005
How a Citizen May Make a Complaint
If you wish to make a complaint on the actions of a BCECD Telecommunicator, or any aspect of the BCECD operations, you may contact BCECD in person, by phone or by mail. You can also make a complaint on-line at www.blount911.com
To Make a Complaint in Person:
Come to BCECD located at 1431 William Blount Dr, Maryville, TN 37801
To Make a Complaint by Phone:
Contact the Communications Director at 865-981-7108.
To Make a Complaint by Mail:
Write out the complaint and mail it to:
Blount County Emergency Communications District
Attn: James B. Long
P.O. Box 4609
Maryville, TN 37802-4609
A supervisor will assist you in completing a complaint form. You will be asked to identify yourself and then to give specific details about your complaint. Your Complaint will then be investigated. You may be contacted and asked
additional questions about your complaint. If the investigation of compliant is going to take an extended period of time, you will receive a letter telling you approximately when you may expect a reply. When your complaint has been investigated, the Communications Director will review the findings and you will receive a letter explaining the results of the investigation.
In 2022 BCECD had 3 complaints filed against employees, two of which were sustained. In addition, there were 3 liability reports and all three were sustained. Each liability report was quickly identified by the Quality Assurance program and addressed in an appropriate, timely manner to prevent recurrence.