Ohio Statewide EOC/JDF

Status: Existing


The State Emergency Operations Center/Joint Dispatch Facility (EOC / JDF) in Columbus houses the Ohio Emergency Management Agency, Ohio DOT District 6 Headquarters, and the Dispatch Center of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, and communications elements of the Ohio Departments of Natural Resources and Transportation. The facility's purpose is to enhance the state's capabilities to respond to disasters and emergencies, and to improve coordination among state agency partners.


StakeholderRoleRole Status
Ohio Emergency Management AgencyOwnsExisting

Physical Objects

Emergency Management Center

Functional Objects

Functional ObjectDescriptionUser Defined
Center Data Collection'Center Data Collection' collects and stores information that is created in the course of center operations. This data can be used directly by operations personnel or it can be made available to other data users and archives in the region.False
Center Data Subscription Management'Center Data Subscription Management' manages data subscriptions for an end user. It provides access to a catalog of available data, manages the necessary user information and rules that govern the data subscriptions, supports communications with data providers to collect data per the subscription rules, and makes the data available to the end user. It provides the local user interface through which a user can specify and manage subscriptions. It supports different mechanisms for collecting subscribed data for the end–user including one–time query–response as well as publish–subscribe services.False

Interfaces To

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City of Akron Combined Communications Center
City of Cuyahoga Falls Regional Communication Center
City of Hudson Communications Center
City of Kent Public Safety Dispatch
City of Stow Communications Center
City of Twinsburg Communications Center
ODOT District 4 Maintenance Garages
ODOT District 4 Office
Ohio Event Streaming Platform
OSHP District 10
OSHP Districts 3 and 4 Posts
Other Municipalities Public Safety Dispatch
OTIC Central Dispatch
Portage County 911 Dispatch Center
Portage County Emergency Operations Center
Social Media
South Summit Dispatch Center
Southwest Summit Communications (SWSCOM)
Summit County Emergency Operations Center
Summit County Sheriff Dispatch