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The City of Slaton
130 S. 9th St.
Slaton, TX 79364
Ph: (806) 828-2000
Fx: (806) 828-2002
Communications Section
Overview
Communications dispatches all Police, Fire, and Emergency Medical Services in Slaton using computer-aided dispatching. The City of Slaton is in the Lubbock County Emergency Communications District and directly receives 9-1-1 calls for the Slaton area.

Responsibilities
  • Answer and handle all emergency and non-emergency requests for Police, Fire, and EMS services that come in by telephone, teletype, TDD, radio, and walk-ins, and dispatch uniform services when necessary
  • Enter and document all call-for-service requests and information into the CAD system
  • Monitor and maintain the status of assigned public safety personnel
  • Inquire, receive, interpret, verify, and disseminate information from national, state, and local enforcement computer networks
  • Handle, prepare, and maintain various records, paperwork, and reports