The communications staff is employed by the Rosebud County Sheriff’s Office.
Should you ever have need to call the Sheriff’s Office, remain calm and speak clearly. The dispatcher will ask you for your name, address, phone number, and the nature of your call. Although you should keep your call brief, do not hang up until the dispatcher has taken all information necessary.
In addition to dispatching for the Rosebud County Sheriff’s Office, the dispatchers are in touch with the local Montana Highway Patrol Officers and Game Wardens. They are also responsible for paging Disaster and Emergency Services, Forsyth and Ashland Ambulances and Rural County Fire Departments.
The dispatchers are trained at the Montana Law Enforcement Academy Public Safety Communicators Basic Course in Helena. They also complete Criminal Justice Information Network and National Crime Information Center Training and maintain their certification with frequent updates.
The Rosebud County Sheriff’s Office employs 4 full time dispatchers.