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Police Communications Manager


This is work managing* the operations of a public safety communications center.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Formulates and implements communications procedures for departmental operating functions.
  • Prepares, submits, and monitors annual budget.
  • Develops operational procedures, and insures that needed personnel and equipment are obtained effectively.
  • Conducts training programs to improve operating techniques.
  • Updates emergency procedures and instructs personnel in compliance with FCC Rules and Regulations.

Education and Experience

A bachelor’s degree and 3 years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of training/experience as a dispatch supervisor.

Licensure and Certification

State certification on the NCIC/FCIC computer system


This position does have supervisory responsibility.

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