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The Hood County Communications Center has 16 full time licensed communications officers under the direction of Administrative Lieutenant Denise Lizun and Dispatch Supervisor April Rodriguez. There are three shift supervisors - Katrina Davis, Tyler Brown and Jennifer Dillard. Communication officers are trained for three months before they can dispatch on their own. The center is staffed with 3-4 communicators per 12 hour shift.

Communications officers are required to be certified or licensed for:

The Communications center is responsible for all emergency and non-emergency calls for service requiring a police, fire or emergency medical response. In 2014, the Hood County Communications Center answered over 86,000 non emergency phone calls and over 25,000 emergency calls resulting in over 60,000 calls for service. They answer six 911 lines and eight non-emergency telephone lines. Additionally, communicators enter information into the TCIC/NCIC system regarding warrants, missing persons, and stolen property for several agencies and also routinely maintain and update various logs and computer files. Communications officers are highly trained and dedicated to sending the response you need, when you need it most.

The communications Center dispatches for the following departments:
9 Volunteer Fire Departments
Hood County Fire Marshal

Granbury Police Department
Hood County Sheriff's Office
Lipan City Marshal's Office

Careflite and Air Evac Air Ambulances
Texas Emergency Medical Service
Pecan Plantation Ambulances

Hood County Animal Control

Hood County Constables
Hood County Justices of the Peace

Brazos River Authority
Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission
Texas Department of Safety - Highway Patrol
Texas Game Warden

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