The Communications staff consists of three communications supervisors, 17 telecommunications officers (TCO) and 16 full-time and one part-time positions.
The Communications section provides 24 hour emergency and non-emergency services to the Fire, Police, and Animal Control areas. They handle computer aided dispatch systems for the Police and Fire departments and are designated as the 9-1-1 public safety answering point (PSAP) for the Missouri City area.
The communications center utilizes a state-of-the-art 800 megahertz trunked radio system. The center has the ability to coordinate all communications with other host computers, such as:
FBI in Washington
Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office
Harris County Sheriff's Office
Texas Department of Public Safety in Austin
The communications center maintains all warrants of the Municipal Court for the warrant officers and handles calls from other agencies concerning outstanding warrants.