Law Enforcement Dispatchers

​​​​​Law Enforcement​ Dispatchers (LEDs) are civilian employees with the Wisconsin State Patrol responsible for providing critical emergency dispatch and ​support services to State Patrol Troopers and Inspectors.  Police Dispatchers have a crucial role in inter-agency coordination to maximize efficient and effective law ​enforcement communications. ​​We are Wisconsin State Patrol: Communications Unit - YouTube

  • ​Responsibilities include dispatching assignments to State Patrol officers, transmitting and receiving vital information concerning public safety, and determining priorities and levels of response to multiple situations ranging from life-threatening emergencies to routine communications for public assistance.

  • Dispatchers direct the transmission, receipt, and relay of information concerning public safety and law enforcement activities to, from, and between State Patrol units, multi-jurisdictional agencies, the general public, and the news media.

  • Dispatchers are responsible for answering multiple telephone lines and cellular phone calls from the public reporting disabled motorists, crashes, intoxicated drivers, etc.

  • This position requires the ability to learn and operate complex computer programs, telephonic systems, mobile data networks, electr​onic voice communications, computer-aided dispatch, two-way radio systems, and records management systems. ​