The Communications Department ensures District-wide integration and coordination of all communication and technology applications. The department is responsible for support of a multitude of communications systems. These include District-wide and site specific landline phone systems, all emergency response portable, mobile, and base station radios, cell phones, satellite phones, personal digital assistants (PDAs), and pagers. This is also inclusive of all mobile data computers (MDCs) in response apparatus and their requisite software and wireless communications systems.
The ability to communicate and access information is critical for our emergency responders in times of disaster. Building and maintaining a reliable infrastructure, providing effective communications and information sharing during emergencies is a complicated but critical task managed by our outstanding Communications staff.