Shock and Awe Chapter 9. Dispatch Point of View

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Radio Check finds his way to the second sub-basement to dispatch. Elsewhere, things have gotten exciting on the first floor with a quiet request for backup units.

Scenes of futures past

*Note: Out of Sequence with Chapter 8*

9. Dispatch POV

Eight stations, adjustable level monitorsĀ or keyboards for comfort. A dispatcher could stand or sit as he or she felt. Back saving seats were available that would allow the person using the chair would be in a partial kneelingĀ position that kept pressure points off of the back.

All in all the stations were very ergonomic with colored displays that indicated on a map where each unit was and their status. Red for committed to a call. Green for available, yellow, blue, white with red lettering all with various needs for out-of-service units. Fire and ambulance shown on other maps with a supervisor with an overview option of all units. But this made for a very busy screen. Supervisor usually had four screens available with touch screen overlays as they wished.

Normal traffic that early evening, running warrant checks on simple trafficā€¦

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