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Assembly Sergeant-At-Arms State Capitol Building, Room 3171 Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 319-2808

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Special Services Division

The Special Services Division (SSD) provides assistance to the Assembly and Assemblymembers and operates the Department's dispatch center. SSD provides services associated with session, hearings, and transportation of Assembly members. The Special Services division serves in a non-peace officer capacity for the Assembly.

Special Services Staff:  Assist Legislators and distribute materials during session and committee hearings, and provide vehicle transportation to and from the airports and Legislative events. Special Services personnel also serve as emergency responders within the Capitol pursuant to the Capitol Building Evacuation Plan (CBEP).

X-ray Technicians: Ensure that materials entering the State Capitol are inspected and safe.  All items delivered to the Capitol by the United States Postal Service, United Parcel Service, Federal Express, and private couriers are inspected.

Dispatch: Serves as the Department's emergency information center. Dispatchers answer calls for service, dispatch law enforcement and emergency personnel, and arrange member transportation to and from airports, and Legislative events. Dispatchers also relay messages between members and their staff, and ensure that all assignments are completed and logged.