Consolidating dispatch centers
The financial impact of consolidation decisions is emphasized in the report by an analysis of one municipality, Wauwatosa, that volunteered to be subjected to close scrutiny of its call center's costs.
By contracting with the county's emergency government communications center for 911 call taking and dispatching services, Wauwatosa could save 0,000 or more a year, according to the report, "Get Connected," released Friday by the Public Policy Forum."The notion of consolidating dispatch services is not new to Milwaukee County municipalities," Public Policy Forum President Rob Henken said.
This step would enable emergency management officials to use the backup system "during a mass casualty incident" or other emergency to dispatch buses to transport victims or public safety workers, according to the report.Our professionally trained and skilled Telecommunicators are ready to answer your call for assistance and dispatch the appropriate resources to meet your needs.