Staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Communications Center provides the highest quality, professionally competent public safety services to our commu
The Communications Bureau answers approximately —,— emergency and non-emergency calls each year. Of these —,— telephone calls, approximately —,— are 9-1-1 telephone calls.
The men and women of the Communications Center are committed to providing the highest level of service during times of extraordinary circumstances.
PCSO dispatchers are required to answer, prioritize, and dispatch emergency and non-emergency calls. Dispatchers must maintain a positive attitude and demonstrate a high level of professionalism in a high-stress work environment. In addition to being the first first-responders for the citizens of Putnam County, dispatchers must be able to monitor and operate multiple police radios, providing deputies with timely, accurate, and relevant information while ensuring officer safety, communicating with other agencies, and attending to their other responsibilities.
In conjunction with their public safety duties, our dispatchers are responsible for querying, entering, modifying, and clearing stolen vehicles, guns, boats, articles, wanted persons, and missing persons in the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database.
If you are ready for an exciting career as a 911 Operator, visit our career page for a list of openings and instructions on how to apply.