Police Radio Dispatch
Examples of Duties
Operates the police radio equipment and dispatch police units as directed. Maintains familiarity with the streets of the City and the various social agencies available to assist those in need. Answers telephone calls from citizens, elicits pertinent information, analyzes situations and makes decisions as to the appropriate response. Writes out dispatch tickets and assigns the proper priority code. Contacts other agencies when needed, that is, Fire, EMS, Utilities, Dog Warden, etc. Maintains the bank alarm board and follow proper procedures in handling bank alarms. Performs any other duty as directed by proper authority. Follows all operations and safety policies and safe work practices. Attends and participates in operations and safety training classes and demonstrates competence (demonstration of competence may be determined by exam.) Wears and properly utilizes safety equipment in accordance with Divisional policy at all times.