The Braxton Democrat

County 9-1-1 call volume drops slightly in 2021

At last Friday’s Braxton County Commission meeting OES/9-1-1 Director John Hoffman presented a report that detailed the number of times individuals called the emergency communications center during the calendar year of 2021. Those numbers reflect a slight decrease in the total number of calls received. Hoffman stated the decline was a reflection of decreased activity due to the COVID pandemic and an 8.5% decrease in the county’s population that was reflected in the latest census.Braxton Control handled a staggering total of 29,779 during 2021. That equates to an average of 81 . . .

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