The Cleburne Police Department Communications Center is staffed by 2 lead telecommunicators and 9 telecommunicators under the command of the Technical Services Lieutenant. They answer all 911 and non-emergency calls and dispatch over 30,000 calls for service a year.

They monitor several databases at all times.


  • Receiving emergency and non-emergency requests for police, fire, and medical services
  • Dispatching proper personnel and equipment to the location
  • Creating and maintaining logs of public safety activity
  • Handling complaints and inquiries from the public
  • Operating a variety of communications equipment, including telephone, two-way radio, and computer equipment
  • Maintaining contact with all units on assignments
  • Responding to variety of requests from personnel in the field
  • Deals tactfully, effectively, and professionally with the general public

The City of Cleburne Police and Fire Department could not function without the skilled and highly trained professional staff of telecommunicators.