9-1-1 (2018– )
- Emergency Board Operator (EBO)- Receives and processes telephone requests from citizens. A 911 dispatcher must make independent decisions, which affect the safety of police officers, and the community, which includes determining the urgency of requests received and the appropriate actions to take. A 9-1-1 dispatcher averages 75-250 calls per shift.
- Bureau Communications Coordinator (BCC)- Oversees and monitors all activity in a specified police bureau including urgent field situations and officer emergencies. Networks with outside agencies.
- Radio Telephone Operator (RTO)- Dispatches patrol units using radio, digital terminal and other methods in accordance with urgency of requests for service. A single operator can be responsible for as many as 50 units
- Auxiliary Telephone Operator (ATO)- Processes calls for alarms, outside agencies as well as requests from field units for additional information or resources.
- Instant Recall Recorder (IRR) - Records audio from telephone and radio allowing users to play back conversations on the fly.
- National Traffic System (NTS) - is a network of amateur radio operators sponsored by the American Radio Relay League for the purpose of relaying messages throughout the U.S. and Canada. CL ma6y indicate that a station is going off or leaving the air, and will not listen for any further calls. CL is sent after the final Identification.
- For example - 1Adam12 (1A12) - 1 is indicative of Central Division; Adam or A shows that the car is a two-officer basic patrol unit; and the number 12 is the unit number or beat assignment.