Leland Police Department
The Leland Police Department is taking applications for the position of Dispatcher.
▪Answer the telephone; Evaluate and process calls; provide information; takes and relay messages and/or direct calls to appropriate personnel; returns calls as necessary.
▪Operate radio frequencies to communicate with police and other emergency units.
▪Use of Computer –Aided Dispatch System, receive emergency calls from the public requesting police; determine the nature and location, determine priorities and dispatch police or other emergency units as necessary.
▪Obtain information requested by police officers (e.g., checking license plates, checking for wanted persons, checking for driver’s license information, etc…)
▪Communicate with other agencies, towing services, utility crews, etc., as needed.
▪Respond to routine requests for information or assistance from members of the staff, the public or other individuals.
▪Prepare and/or generate routine reports via computer system (e.g., Affidavits, Warrants, etc..)
Minimum Training and Experience Required:
High School Diploma (or GED) required; Valid Mississippi Driver’s License; Background free of any prior felony convictions, Domestic Violence and Controlled Substances Offenses.
Anyone interested in applying can pick up an application at The Leland Police Department at anytime.