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Leadership

Matthew Corcoran

Director of PennComm Emergency Communications Center

Matthew Corcoran joined the Division of Public Safety in August, 2012. Matt serves as the Director of the PennComm Emergency Communications Center, overseeing the day to day operations of the Division’s Emergency Communication Center, a 24/7/365 operation.

Matt has over 27 years’ experience in the emergency communications field. He served 21 of those years working for the Philadelphia Police Department, assigned to the Airport Unit in their emergency communications center, which had oversight of both the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) as well as the smaller, Philadelphia Northeast Airport (PNE). Matt began his service to the Division with a position in the PennComm Center, was promoted to Manager of the Center in December, 2014, moved to the Associate Director’s role in July, 2017, and then rose to role of Director in May, 2019.

When not working, Matt values most the time spent with his family, most of all with his two sons, Daniel and John.

Department

  • All of our security technology reports back to our PennComm Communications Center. The PennComm operations team provides emergency communications and response between all members of the Penn and University City communities and police, fire and medical emergency responders 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Over 106,000 calls for service are processed directly by […]

  • Emergencies

    215.573.3333

  • General Information

    215.898.7297

  • Campus Phones

    511

4040 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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