The Communications Center is responsible for responding to and
dispatching 911 calls, radio traffic with Sheriff's cruisers and dispatching Fire and
EMS personnel. If necessary, they also make calls to Med Flight of Ohio when
a helicopter is needed.
Sheriff's Office Communications personnel also utilize computer mapping to
pinpoint a callers locations when an emergency 911 call is placed. Emergency 911
calls from a cellular and digital telephones account of over 70% of the 911
calls. Checking for vehicle and driver information plus handling TDD calls are
also included in their duties.
The Communications Division is open 24 hours a day 365 days a year. The
personnel of the Communications Division are a special type of person
capable of multitasking with excellent people skills. A dispatcher never
knows if the next 911 call they answer will be "my baby is not breathing" to
"my house is on fire".
The Communications Division is a vital part of the Ross County Sheriff's Office. This Division is open 24 hours a day 365 days
a year. Good people skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks are a plus for working as a Dispatcher.
ROSS COUNTY SHERIFF'S
|Dep. Nancy Haggard
||Dep. Keith Knox
||Dep. Angie Stewart|
|Dep. Brenda Palmer
||Dep. Traci Vititoe
||Dep. Brandy Fry
|Dep. Alizabeth Sparks
||Dep. Jennifer Raypole
|Dep. Calee Smith
||Dep. Amanda Simmons