Responsible for providing technical support to all County entities and some outside municipalities, and also to cooperate and assist with technical support for other Local, State, and Federal agencies.
Almost anything electronic or electrical is installed, serviced, or maintained by the technicians. The dispatch center is interfaced to a county wide microwave backbone system which networks information from several county office buildings and remote sites. There are eight remote tower site locations which have base stations and other equipment including generator backup systems which are all maintained by the tech team.
There are numerous other responsibilities such as the school monitoring system, alarm systems, video surveillance, audio and public address systems, etc., that are all handled for different departments in the county. In all, there are approximately 1200 mobile radios, 800 portables, 70 base stations, and numerous departments each having unique and specific requirements for service from the Technical Services shop