Public Safety Training and Consulting

New half-day (4-hour) course runs from 8 am to noon.  The cost is $150 for this training.  If registering for other 4-hour courses during the period of June 24-27, the second and subsequent courses will be $125 each or take all four for $500 (must be the same individual attending all four sessions).  SNC approved (MNA201905C).

This course will serve as an introduction to Tactical Dispatching. Attendees will learn the roles and responsibilities of the Tactical Dispatcher and will gain an understanding of the ICS & NIMS structure and systems.  The primary objective of the course is to illustrate the importance of the Tactical Dispatcher’s function within the command structure and provide tools to assist responders in a tactical environment.  

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

•       Understand the elements of a high-risk incident

•       Define core team responsibilities

•       Utilize dry erase boards and manage radio traffic

•       Participate in intelligence gathering

•       Outline the ICS & NIMS system

•       Be familiar with tactical equipment and tactical forms

•       Have knowledge of the skills needed in the tactical environment for dispatch





Location: Kalamazoo County Central Dispatch Authority, Kalamazoo, MI

Date(s)ClassLocation
Jun 4–6, 2019Advanced Supervision (for law enforcement and dispatch)Bay de Noc Community College, Joseph Heirman University Center, Room 952, Escanaba, Michigan
Jun 17–21, 2019Advanced 40-Hour Dispatch SchoolMichigan State Police - Detroit Regional Communications Center, 1060 W Fort St, Detroit, MI
Jun 17, 2019911 Dispatch LiabilityMichigan State Police - Detroit Regional Communications Center, 1060 W Fort St, Detroit, MI
Jun 18, 2019Suicide Calls: Helping the Caller & the TelecommunicatorMichigan State Police - Detroit Regional Communications Center, 1060 W Fort St, Detroit, MI
Jun 19, 2019Handling Domestic Violence CallsMichigan State Police - Detroit Regional Communications Center, 1060 W Fort St, Detroit, MI
Jun 20, 2019Homeland Security for TelecommunicatorsMichigan State Police - Detroit Regional Communications Center, 1060 W Fort St, Detroit, MI
Jun 21, 2019Stress Management (eligible for dispatch and/or law enforcement training funds)Michigan State Police - Detroit Regional Communications Center, 1060 W Fort St, Detroit, MI
Jun 24, 2019Tactical DispatchingKalamazoo County Central Dispatch Authority, Kalamazoo, MI
Jun 24, 2019Negotiations for DispatchKalamazoo County Central Dispatch Authority, Kalamazoo, MI
Jun 25, 2019Fire/EMS DispatchingKalamazoo County Central Dispatch Authority, Kalamazoo, MI
Jun 25, 2019Incident Debriefing (for Dispatch)Kalamazoo County Central Dispatch Authority, Kalamazoo, MI
Jun 26, 2019Tactical DispatchingKalamazoo County Central Dispatch Authority, Kalamazoo, MI
Jun 26, 2019Negotiations for DispatchKalamazoo County Central Dispatch Authority, Kalamazoo, MI
Jun 27, 2019Incident Debriefing (for Dispatch)Kalamazoo County Central Dispatch Authority, Kalamazoo, MI
Jun 27, 2019Fire/EMS DispatchingKalamazoo County Central Dispatch Authority, Kalamazoo, MI
Aug 14, 2019Active Shooter Incidents for DispatchKalamazoo County Central Dispatch Authority, Kalamazoo, MI
Aug 15, 2019Active Shooter Incidents for DispatchKalamazoo County Central Dispatch Authority, Kalamazoo, MI
Aug 26–30, 2019Basic 40-Hour Dispatch SchoolKalamazoo County Central Dispatch Authority, Kalamazoo, MI
Sep 16–20, 2019Basic 40-Hour Dispatch SchoolSaline Police Department, Saline, MI (in Washtenaw County)