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Dispatch

  • By: Tod W. Burke
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

“If I had a choice between a two-way radio and a gun, I'd take the radio.”

The above quote is from a former Maryland police officer and reflects the importance of the dispatcher. Although the role of the dispatcher is ...

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