Texas Highway Patrol Dispatch Center
The Texas Highway Patrol Dispatch Center is responsible for dispatching the agency's vehicles and for exchanging information with other transportation agencies int he North Central Texas region.
|Functional Object||Description||User Defined|
|Emergency Call–Taking||'Emergency Call–Taking' supports the emergency call–taker, collecting available information about the caller and the reported emergency, and forwarding this information to other objects that formulate and manage the emergency response. It receives 9–1–1, 7–digit local access, and motorist call–box calls and interfaces to other agencies to assist in the verification and assessment of the emergency and to forward the emergency information to the appropriate response agency.||False|
|Emergency Dispatch||'Emergency Dispatch' tracks the location and status of emergency vehicles and dispatches these vehicles to incidents. Pertinent incident information is gathered from the public and other public safety agencies and relayed to the responding units. Incident status and the status of the responding units is tracked so that additional units can be dispatched and/or unit status can be returned to available when the incident is cleared and closed.||False|
|TMC Service Patrol Management||'TMC Service Patrol Management' supports dispatch and communication with service patrol vehicles that monitor roads to aid motorists, offering rapid response to minor incidents.||False|
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