Police District Switchboard Operator

Operate switchboards to receive and transmit police communications.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $37,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Police District Switchboard Operators do?

Operates switchboard to receive and transmit police communications: Talks to police officers reporting from callboxes and records messages on special forms. Enters time of call and callbox number. Telephones for ambulances or fire-fighting equipment when requested. Routes messages for radio broadcast to DISPATCHER, RADIO.

Should I be a Police District Switchboard Operator?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Switchboard Operator, Police District

    How to Become a
    Police District Switchboard Operator

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