INTERESTED IN BECOMING A dispatcher?

The goal of the Communications Center is to provide prompt and efficient response to calls for service in emergency, non-emergency and other public safety situations. Our goal is achieved by the utilization of qualified professional personnel, a Computer Aided Dispatch System, Radio System, and a computerized Enhanced 911 Telephone System. 

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center prioritizes the handling of calls based on immediate threat to life and/or property. 

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HIRING PROCESS

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Submit Your Application

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Pass Typing Test

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Pass CritiCall Dispatching  Exam

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Begin Background Check

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Interviews

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Finalize Background Check

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Medical Exams

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Psychological Written Exam

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Law Enforcement

Psychologist Interview

Shelby County Sheriff's Office employees