Now Hiring Police Dispatchers

The City of Dallas is currently undergoing an ambitious renovation of the Police, Fire and 911 communications center projected for completion in 2017.  These changes will bring the Public Safety Communications systems up to current state of the art technology enabling more efficient use of resources and improved quality of service to the citizens of Dallas .  As a part of this ongoing renovation, the Dallas Police Department is seeking highly motivated, qualified individuals interested in a challenging career in public safety communications.  Dallas Police Communications is the nerve center and life-line of the Police Department and each Police Dispatcher plays a vital part in the overall mission of the Department.  Come join our team and become a part of this exciting time in the City of Dallas Police Communications as a Police Dispatcher.  For more information and to apply online visit or call 214-670-4498.

Start at $31,077 - $41,177+ annually depending on qualifications.  With length of service and promotion, salary top out at present is $62,046.


One year experience as police/fire radio emergency dispatcher, other emergency services dispatcher or 911/311 call taker. Must be available for nights, weekends and holidays. No felony convictions. Must pass intensive background investigation, drug screening, and vision test.  Must be high school graduate or have GED.