Police and fire agencies in western Will County said they feel slighted because the county is building a consolidated dispatch center for 30 agencies in eastern Will County and, if the county is paying for a new center for one group they believe it should pay for all.The million plan to add the new center when a new Sheriff's Office facility is built this year is "generous but seriously misguided," according to a resolution recently passed by the Bolingbrook Village Board.After standard hours, a trained dispatcher will have video and audio coverage of our lobby.The dispatcher will have the ability to send a Kenilworth officer to the lobby, or provide other assistance through the service kiosk.Lisa Turner, a Tucson Police operator, at the Donald W.Communications Center, on April 5, 2017, in Tucson, Ariz.Once the recommendation is made, a second hearing will be held Sept.
Additionally, the Village intends to hire an employee to provide records functions, answer administrative phone calls and handle front counter walk-in business Monday – Friday a.m. A total of 5 or 6 new dispatchers will be hired as Glenview employees by the Village of Glenview.
At the onset of this discussion, we should change our terminology from "dispatch center" to "emergency communications center", and the term "dispatcher" to "telecommunicator".
These terms far better describe the mission of today’s communications facilities and the employees that staff them.
If so, what if I feel threatened and would like to enter the building? If the visitor is experiencing an emergency or immediate threat, they will be able to activate a door locking mechanism to provide safety and speak with a dispatcher on the monitor who will dispatch a Kenilworth Police Officer.
The dispatcher will be able to observe the lobby via video feed.