Regional Public Safety Dispatch Centers

Status: Existing


The dispatch center for the appropriate public safety departments and vehicles.


StakeholderRoleRole Status
Cities and CountiesOwnsExisting

Physical Objects

Emergency Management Center

Functional Objects

Functional ObjectDescriptionUser Defined
Emergency Commercial Vehicle Response'Emergency Commercial Vehicle Response' identifies and initiates a response to commercial vehicle and freight equipment related emergencies. These emergencies may include incidents involving hazardous materials as well as the detection of non–permitted tFalse
Emergency Data Collection'Emergency Data Collection' collects and stores emergency information that is collected in the course of operations by the Emergency Management Center. This data can be used directly by operations personnel or it can be made available to other data usersFalse
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. IncideFalse
Emergency Incident Command'Emergency Incident Command' provides tactical decision support, resource coordination, and communications integration for Incident Commands that are established by first responders at or near the incident scene to support local management of an incident.False
Emergency Incident Scene Safety Management'Emergency Incident Scene Safety Management' remotely monitors incident scene safety systems that detect vehicle intrusions in designated areas at the incident scene and warns on–scene personnel and drivers of imminent encroachment. Public safety respondFalse
Emergency Response Management'Emergency Response Management' provides the strategic emergency response capabilities and broad inter–agency interfaces that are implemented for extraordinary incidents and disasters that require response from outside the local community. It provides thFalse
Emergency Routing'Emergency Routing' supports routing of emergency vehicles and enlists support from the Traffic Management Center to facilitate travel along these routes. Routes may be determined based on real–time traffic information and road conditions or routes may bFalse
Emergency Secure Area Sensor Management'Emergency Secure Area Sensor Management' manages sensors that monitor secure areas in the transportation system, processes the collected data, performs threat analysis in which data is correlated with other sensor, surveillance, and advisory inputs, and False
Emergency Secure Area Surveillance'Emergency Secure Area Surveillance' monitors surveillance inputs from secure areas in the transportation system. The surveillance may be of secure areas frequented by travelers (i.e., transit stops, transit stations, rest areas, park and ride lots, modaFalse

Physical Standards

Document NumberTitleDescription
NEMA TS 8Cyber and Physical Security for Intelligent Transportation SystemsThis specification describes how agencies and other transportation infrastructure owner/operators should implement cyber– and physical–security for ITS.

Interfaces To

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BCRTA Transit Information Systems
BCRTA Transit System Dispatch
BCRTA Transit Vehicles
Cincinnati Streetcar Rail Vehicles
Cincinnati Streetcar Transit Information Systems
City and County Cameras
City and County Connected Vehicle Roadside Equipment
City and County Fire/EMS Vehicles
City and County Maintenance Operations
City and County Police/Sheriffs Vehicles
City and County Public Information Systems
City and County Traffic Control Center
Commercial Vehicles and Barges
CTC Transit Dispatch
CTC Transit Vehicles
CVG Operations Center
Emergency Alert System
Fleet and Freight Management Systems
Indiana State Police Communications Center
Indiana State Police Posts
Indiana Statewide Emergency Operations Center
INDOT Connected Vehicle RSE
INDOT Traffic Signal Control System
Kentucky Emergency Alert System
Kentucky Statewide Emergency Operations Center
KSP Communications Center
KSP CRASH Database
KSP Troop Posts
KYTC District 6 Maintenance Operations
KYTC Traffic Signal Control System
Local Transit Agency Transit Information Systems
Local Transit Systems
Local Transit Vehicles
Media Outlets
National Weather Service
ODOT / KYTC Connected Vehicle Roadside Equipment
ODOT District 8 Signal Operations
ODOT Traffic Signal Control System
ODPS Crash Database
Ohio State Highway Patrol Posts
Ohio State Highway Patrol State Communications Center
Ohio Statewide EOC/JDF
Other City and County Maintenance Dispatch Facilities
Other City and County Traffic Control Centers
Other Public Safety Vehicles
Private Ambulance Provider Dispatch
Private Rail Operations Center
Private Tow/Wreckers Dispatch
Private Weather Service Systems
RAMP Transit Vehicles
Regional 911 Call Centers
Regional Operations Center
Riverfront Terminals and Operations Centers
SORTA Fixed Route Vehicles
SORTA Regional Transit Hubs
SORTA Security Cameras
SORTA Transit Information Systems
SOSINK Communications Network
TANK Regional Transit Hubs
TANK Transit Information Systems
TANK Transit System Dispatch
TANK Transit Vehicles
Traveler Information Devices
TRIMARC Freeway Service Patrol (KYTC)
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