Communication time length between 911 and dispatcher?

When a 911 operator gets a call, how long does it take the operator to get in touch with the dispatcher for police, paramedics, etc.?

3 Answers

  • 4 months ago

    911 IS the dispatcher.

  • 4 months ago

    Most cities have one dedicared center. And the 911 operator dispatches the police also. In other cities it is seconds before they receive the call.

  • 4 months ago

    In the 911 centers I visited or learned about, the person taking the call is also the person doing the dispatching.

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