Our dispatch center is manned 24 hours a day and 7 days a week by a minimum of 2 dispatchers. They provide assistance to anyone who calls the emergency and non-emergency station lines or 911. Dispatchers triage the calls that come in and allocate the necessary resources to provide assistance to the public. They are responsible for answering the radio and communicating with officers on their calls for service. The Newport Police Department has 9 full time dispatchers.