The Aransas Pass Communications Division is directed by TCO Supervisor Erica Murphy. Aransas Pass Telecommunication Officers(TCO) are responsible for getting information from our citizens and out to our public safety first responders and to ensure our emergency services have what’s needed as they work to protect and serve our community. Our TCOs are highly trained to handle the stressful nature that comes with being one’s first point of contact during an emergency or crisis. We look for personnel that is able to multitask and make important decisions under the utmost of stressful situations.
Our city is a Tri-County community with a large area of responsibility. The City of Aransas Pass dispatches for Police, Fire, and Tri-County EMS. Tri-County EMS responds to the City of Aransas Pass, Ingleside, Ingleside on the Bay, and the outlining areas in between.
Currently, there are 9 TCOs including the TCO supervisor and one senior TCO. The dispatch center operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Our Telecommunications Officers strive to provide exceptional safety and security for our citizens and all first responders.
Aransas Pass Police Department’s Telecommunications Division is the lifeline and source of education between our community and emergency services.