The Stockton Police Telecommunications Section often serves as the first link between the public and an emergency. If you live in the Stockton city limits, a call to 9-1-1 from a landline phone connects you to the 9-1-1 Telecommunications Center.
Telecommunicators are certified public safety employees authorized by the State of California Peace Officers Standards and Training, after completing a rigorous 12-month training period upon hire.
The Telecommunications Section is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with a support staff including:
The professional Telecommunicator who answers the telephone will work to:
Telecommunicators also process calls for:
- Fire and emergency medical transfers,
- Police personnel (both sworn and civilian),
- Animal Control Officers after hours, and
- Non-emergency calls for assistance or information.
In 2015, the number of telephone transactions (incoming & outgoing) handled by the 9-1-1 Police Telecommunications Center:
There are currently no external links.
This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 1/5/2016