CRESA Always Here, Always Ready

About Us



Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency (CRESA) is a regional public safety agency that provides 9-1-1 dispatch, technology services and emergency management. CRESA’s service area includes each of the seven cities within Clark County – Battle Ground, Camas, La Center, Ridgefield, Vancouver, Washougal, and Yacolt – as well as the unincorporated areas of the county. The CRESA Administrative Board governs the majority of CRESA’s services.

Public Development Authority

In October 2017, CRESA became legally formed as a Public Development Authority (PDA) through an Ordinance and Charter approved by the Clark County Board of Councilors.

CRESA PDA Ordinance and Charter


CRESA Bylaws Exhibit A

Mission, Vision, Values


We serve as the vital link between our community and our public safety partners by providing reliable 9-1-1 call taking and dispatch services, regional public safety radio and emergency management.

CRESA: Always here, always ready.


Always here, always ready for our community and partner agencies, delivering excellent and innovative 9-1-1 and emergency services.


Dedication is a commitment to our task and purpose. We are dedicated to the organization, each other, our families, and the community we serve.

Integrity is the cornerstone of our profession. We value ethical conduct and public trust. We are people of character and principle that are committed to upholding our position of trust.

Creativity is thinking broadly and strategically. We are inventive and innovative yet practical when creating solutions to difficult challenges.

Passion is driven by a desire for excellence. We care deeply about the people that need our help. We inspire the best of our colleagues and ourselves.

Communication is required to effectively serve. We are part of a community. We consider all to be valued partners in our drive to fulfill our mission.

Concern is a desire to support others. We know others may depend on us during times of high stress and naturally give them our support.

Reports & Statistics

Annual Report

2017 Approved Budget

2018 Approved Budget

2016 Accountability Audit Report

2016 Financial Audit Report

History of CRESA

2016 Review of Complaints

2015 Review of Complaints

Performance Highlights

Public Safety Communications Accreditation

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