Dispatch Unit

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
  • Answers telephones
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.