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Marlboro Township Police – Communications
For information call Communications Supervisor Carren Boyce at 732-536-0100 Ext. 1929
Or email: Carren Boyce
The Marlboro Police Department maintains its own emergency communications center. (Also known as the Police/EMS/Fire Dispatch) The Communications Bureau is a fully staffed unit that operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It is a civilian position certified through the New Jersey Department of Personnel. There are currently 9 full time Telecommunications Operators and 1 Communications Supervisor. All communications employees are under the supervision of the police department’s Administrative Captain.
The Communication Center can be manned by up to 4 operators at one time. They are responsible for all non-emergency calls that come into the police department as well as 9-1-1 emergency calls. They monitor 6 radio frequencies and dispatch the Township’s three (3) fire districts and two (2) first aid squads. They are a PSAP (Public Service Answering Point) for the 9-1-1 system handling over flow calls for other jurisdictions and directing them to the proper authorities when required. They also monitor a direct connect alarm system for those residents that are connected into the police department alarm system. The telecommunicators also monitor a security camera system that is in place throughout the police department and township municipal complex.
All operators go through a Basic Telecommunicator course and are certified in Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD). There is additional training throughout the year and annual recertification requirements for the position.
Please remember that 9-1-1 is for emergency use only. All other calls please use the non- emergency number (732) 536-0100.