Staff & Responsibilities
The Dispatch Unit staff includes 1 supervisor and 11 dispatchers.The responsibilities of the Dispatch Unit include:
Receives, interprets, and disseminates requests for police
Operates over a 2-way radio
Operates computer-aided dispatch system to maintain the status of all mobile units
Searches local, state, and national data terminals
Reminder to Cell Phone Users
Please make sure the buttons on your phone are not inadvertently dialing 911. The Police Department receives numerous calls without the party realizing the connection and this can delay response to true emergencies.