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Police Dispatchers serve as the first line of communication for both police and emergency services by monitoring emergency phone calls, sending out emergency vehicles, and providing contact information to police officers, firefighters, and paramedics. Duties highlighted on example resumes of Police Dispatchers include receiving telephone and electronic requests for emergency assistance, and providing pre-arrival instructions including like CPR and first aid. Educational background requirements vary, though some employers prefer candidates who are able to list the completion of public safety or secretarial postsecondary coursework on their resumes.

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Police Dispatcher

Received incoming telephone or alarm system calls regarding emergency and non-emergency requests for police, fire, and emergency ambulance services.

  • Determined proper response requirements and relative priorities of situations, and dispatched units in accordance with established procedures.
  • Recorded details of calls, dispatches, and messages.
  • Entered, updated, and retrieved information from teletype networks and computerized data systems regarding such things as wanted persons, stolen property, vehicle registration, and stolen vehicles.
  • Maintained access to, and security of, highly sensitive materials.
  • Relayed information and messages to and from emergency sites, to law enforcement agencies, and to all other individuals or groups requiring notification.
  • Learned material and passed required tests for certification.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Communication
MS
Communication Management
2

Police Dispatcher

Received emergency and non-emergency calls from the public and law enforcement agencies via telephone, radio systems and computer-aided dispatch (CAD) systems

  • Prioritized calls and dispatched appropriate police units and other agencies (Including Fire and EMS)
  • Coordinated with local agencies via phone to accommodate for emergencies on NJ Transit buses and trains throughout the state of New Jersey and parts of Pennsylvania and New York
  • Reviewed security footage of crimes and relayed inform to field units
  • Accessed and entered sensitive data in local/state/national databases
  • Performed record checks and organized resulting information into packets and distributed them to the appropriate parties via fax or email
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Civil Engineering Technology
BA
Engineering Technology
3

Police Dispatcher

Provided customer service for the campus and neighboring community via phones, walk ins, and email.

  • Dispatched officers to calls in an emergency response agency setting.
  • Monitored fire alarm and secured door activations campus-wide.
  • Assisted with support tickets in access clearances using physical security programs SALTO and CCure.
  • Wrote training manuals for new employees.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Political Science
4

Police Dispatcher

Answered all incoming emergency & non-emergency calls and dispatched all public safety personnel and equipment to calls for service

  • Trained and evaluated candidates and patrol officers in proper dispatch procedures and protocols
  • Accurately disseminated information to local, state, and federal agencies
  • Monitored closed-circuit television of prisoners and the building's interior/exterior
  • Operated the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database
  • Assisted the public with basic needs
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Science
BS
Management
5

Police Dispatcher/public Safety Telecommunicator

Dispatched officers to various emergency and non-emergency situations

  • Coordinated responses with different agencies via BAPERN among other mediums
  • Oversaw large-scale operations and events (i.e. Marathon Bombing, July 4 Celebrations, Parades, etc.)
  • Answered and entered calls for assistance from numerous sources
  • Provided translation for Chinese-speaking individuals contacting Operations
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
6

Military Policeman/police Dispatcher/coxswain/chief of The Guard

  • Provided force protection for high-valued assets
  • Conducted routine security checks throughout residential and industrial areas
  • Enforced rules and regulations
  • Manged shift schedules and security positions
  • Answered 911 calls and wrote incident reports
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Automotive Technology Program
7

Police Dispatcher

  • Operated and maintained mobile dispatch vehicles and equipment.
  • Executed daily operations of Positron phone lines.
  • Questioned callers to determine their locations and the nature of their problems in order to determine type of response needed.
  • Entered, updated and retrieved information from teletype networks and computerized data systems regarding such things as wanted persons, stolen property, vehicle registration and stolen vehicles.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
8

Department of Public Safety Police Dispatcher

Dispatched and deployed police officers and emergency personnel to 911 emergency calls.

  • Answered and responded to all calls that came into the police department's eleven phone lines; including all calls to [company name] when the main switchboard was closed.
  • Operated LEIN computer system (statewide information system that assists all criminal justice agencies in identifying criminal behavior of offenders in Michigan). Audited all warrants in the LEIN computer system.
  • Made modifications to the LENEL system as needed.
  • Monitored and responded to [company name] alarms, Acuweather and Educable systems and TDD system for the hearing impaired.
  • Sold parking permits, accepted ticket payments, and impound fees.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice
9

Police Dispatcher

High volume emergency and non-emergency call center.

  • Assisted citizens through stressful and life altering situations.
  • Collaborated with police organizations for community education.
  • Maintained locations and types of calls for multiple officers at a time.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Law Enforcement Technology
10

Communications Technician (police Dispatcher)

Answered 14-15,000 incoming phone calls a year, including 911 emergency calls, on a 12 line system

  • Monitored 9 radio channels and responded appropriately when needed
  • Routine usage of the highly confidential National Crime Index Center for queries and entries
  • Heavy data entry and routine checks for accuracy
  • Assisted with training of new dispatchers and police officers
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Social Sciences

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