Sheriff's Dispatchers/Communicators are the direct link, the backbone if you will, of Operations. They are responsible for the receipt, processing and dispatching of all calls for service, to all emergency services for Coffey County. Dispatchers are on duty, every minute of every day.
Those services include but are not limited to:
The above as well as contact, and interaction with outside agencies, on the State, and Federal level.
Coffey County Communications is equipped with state of the art equipment. The center houses three new radio consoles, new 911 equipment to handle not only enhanced 911 but also wireless enhanced 911 (cellular). During this conversion Communications moved to a Computer Aided Dispatch system (CAD), the CAD is a map-based program that logs calls and activity for all events. Dispatchers are trained to retrieve information for public safety, officer safety, as well as identification information, contained in the states KCJIS network, and the National systems, both NLETS and NCIC. Dispatchers receive information/monitor weather systems for threatening weather.
Our 9 full time Dispatchers are all trained in most types of call taking. All are certified Emergency Medical Dispatchers, and have continued training in many areas of emergency response. Dispatchers also act as matrons, in the jail, on transports, or search/arrest warrants when the situation dictates.
For More Information Contact:
Coffey County Courthouse
110 S. 6th Street
Burlington, Kansas 66839-1798
Phone: (620) 364-2191
Note: Every effort is made to insure the information provided on these pages is timely and correct.
However, users should keep in mind that this information is provided only as a public convenience.
In any case, where legal reliance on information is required, the official records of Coffey County
should be consulted.