Communications Ctr.

The Communications Center is responsible for handling radio traffic, 911 emergency calls, regular phone lines for the Police Department and some walk-in traffic to the Police Department. The Center is staffed by trained communications operators, who are civilian members of the Sheridan Police Department, and are responsible for providing radio communications for local law enforcement and other emergency services agencies. The Sheridan Police Department Communications Center Operators are well-trained professionals who provide critical service to emergency services. The position is often fast-pace and highly stressful.

To learn about the Training and Certification of Operators, please click the link in the “Resources” section on the right-hand side of the page.

Primary Agencies Dispatched For:

The Communications Center is the primary dispatch for the following agencies:

  • Sheridan Police Department
  • Sheridan County Sheriffs Office
  • Sheridan Fire and Rescue
  • Dayton Fire and Rescue
  • Story Fire
  • Big Horn Fire
  • Clearmont Fire

Secondary Agencies Dispatched For:

Additionally, the Communications Center provides dispatch services for or has communication with the following agencies:

  • Wyoming Highway Patrol/SALECS
  • Sheridan College Police Deparmtnet
  • DCI (Division of Criminal Investigation)
  • VA Police Department
  • Sheridan County DEtention Center
  • Wyoming Girl’s School
  • Sheridan Street and Utility Departments
  • Wyoming Game and Fish
  • Brand Inspectors
  • Sheridan Area Search and Rescue

The Communications Center also has contact with:

  • Probation and Parole
  • Department of Family SErvices
  • ARC (Advocacy and Resource Center)
  • Rocky Mountain Ambulance
  • Memorial Hospital
  • Decker/Spring Creek coal ambulance
  • Big Horn County, MT law enforcement and BIA
  • Air ambulances (Life Flight) from Billings, Casper and Rapid City
  • City of Sheridan
  • Montana Highway Patrol
  • Numerous alarm companies, lcoksmiths and towing companies

Facts:

Number of radio channels monitored: 8

Number of phone lines:

  • 4 Police Department lines
  • 2 Sheriff’s Office lines
  • 1 Crime stoppers line
  • 4 Emergency 911 lines
  • 1 Backup 911 line

 

Communications Center Photos

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