Responsible for answering incoming calls to the police. Collect pertinent information from callers and disseminate that information to responding units or agencies. Operate the radio systems.Responsible for greeting and providing services to visitors to the police station’s lobby. Receive initial calls for services and determine nature, location and severity of emergency or services required. Obtain pertinent caller/witness information for current or future investigation of the incident. Obtain suspect/crime information. Dispatch appropriate resources to the incident ensuring adequate manpower on-scene. Maintain constant contact with persons reporting crimes in progress keeping them calm and relaying that information in a real-time manner to responding officers. Interact with Registry Of Motor Vehicles, Criminal History, National Crime Information Center databases via computer with incident related queries. Support police department with data entry/gathering and other services as needed. Also, other duties you will be informed of during training.
All trainees will eventually be mandated to complete a week-long training with MSHP. This will be a part-time position of approximately 20 hours per week.