The Communication Division is lead by supervisor Cindy Skidmore and has four communication officers who work 12 hour shifts to provide 24 hour coverage. Communication officers are specially trained to handle all types of calls from non-emergency inquiries about police services to assisting in life-and-death situations. Communication officers are responsible for answering all calls for service placed to the Decatur Police Department for both the police and fire service. The Communication Division's hours of operation are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Communication Officers are available to answer all non-emergency and 911 calls placed to the police department.
For more information on the Communications Division, contact the police department's non-emergency number at 940-393-0300.