The DeMotte Police Department
Communications Center is the hub of the Department.
Almost every call, assist or public service is filtered through the
communications officers. They are responsible for taking complaints and
requests for service from the public and seeing that they are addressed
Communications Officer has the responsibility of dispatching emergency
personnel, including police, fire and EMS.
They are also EMD certified, which means that they are trained to handle
medical emergencies over the phone and to give medical emergency response
information if needed.
Communications Officers are responsible for answering incoming 911 calls and
dispatching appropriate emergency personnel. The Enhanced 911 system allows
the dispatch center, to acquire a callers Name, Address, Telephone number and
call history at that phone number, allowing the responding police officers,
medical personnel and Fire Department to respond appropriately and
Communications Officers are certified terminal operators for the IDACS/NCIC
Data and Communications System (IDACS) is managed by, the Indiana State
Police. It is a computerized law enforcement communications and information
storage and retrieval system. This system is designed to serve as a tool in
providing more effective and efficient law enforcement for both the citizens
of Indiana and, through interfacing with the National Crime Information
Center (NCIC) computer, and the National Law Enforcement Telecommunications
System (NLETS) computer, the nation as a whole. The system; is comprised of
several databases and include; Wanted files, Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicle File, and