The section handles a large volume of telephone calls for service. These calls consists of 911 calls, Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD) test calls, as well as general calls for assistance. The communications officers receive year round training and instruction to stay proficient in their abilities. The section is a critical link to maintaining the department’s high quality service.
In addition to answering calls for service, the communications center is responsible for relaying vital information to the responding officers, to include traffic stops, investigations, and miscellaneous contacts.
This section is under the supervision of Communications Center Manager, Tina Gonzales. For more information, she can be contacted at 352-728-9860, ext. 3873.