Communications

About the Division
The Communication Division is comprised of four communication officers who work 12 hour shifts to provide 24 hour coverage. Communication officers are specially trained to handle all types of calls from non-emergency inquiries about police services to assisting in life-and-death situations. Communication officers are responsible for answering all calls for service placed to the Decatur Police Department for both police and fire service. In addition, they dispatch for Decatur Animal Control. The Communication Division's hours of operation are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Communication Officers are available to answer all non-emergency and 911 calls placed to the police department. 
  
More Information
For more information on the Communications Division, contact the police department's non-emergency number at 940-393-0300.