The Communications Section is an integral part of the Police Department team. It provides Public Safety Communications for the Police and Fire Departments. With a staff of 15 Communications Operators, we answer 9-1-1 and other telephone calls, dispatch Police, Fire and Medical responses in the greater Vallejo area.
Communications Operators use modern computer and radio equipment to record information and dispatch units to calls for service. They typically work 3/12.5 day/hour shifts and are on duty 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.
In 2011 we handled 79,389 incidents, answered 103,950 9-1-1 calls and 74,714 other calls.
Communications Operators also work in the field with our SWAT and Hostage Negotiation Teams during critical incidents.
The Vallejo service area includes 53.58 square miles of incorporated City Limits, and the East Vallejo Fire District. We also provide Fire and Medical service for the unincorporated areas in Vallejo’s sphere of influence.
Vallejo Communications Operators serve a population of over 114,000 residents and provides support services for surrounding communities.
For information about careers in Public Safety Communications apply at the link below.
Vallejo Employment Opportunities