The Torrance County Central Dispatch Center strives to achieve the most effective emergency communications possible by providing rapid and convenient access to public safety for both the citizens of our community and the visitors passing through.
Dorothy Rivera - 911 Director
EMERGENCY NUMBER 911
Fax: (505) 384-9635
Torrance County Dispatch Center
We hold 12 employment positions other than the director and the two supervisors. Our dedicated dispatchers start out at $10.50 per hour and after they become a certified Telecommunications Officer their salary increases to $13.00 per hour.
The Torrance County Central Dispatch new hires will be required to go through 30 days classroom training, taught by our qualified instructors. After which they will then do on the job training in which they will always work along side other fully certified 911 call-takers/dispatchers for 6 to 11 months and then will be required to attend a 3 week NM State Academy in Santa Fe where they will acquire their certification.
During the period of on the job training the new hire will be required to obtain several mandatory certifications such as;
Other trainings you will be required to attend:
After the new hire becomes certified in the NM Law Enforcement Academy they will be required to continue training throughout the length of their career on many more subjects than those that are listed. Continued training is also necessary to keep certifications up to date.
Anyone interested in a career in this exciting field will need to pick up an application at the Torrance County Offices located in Estancia and then return them at the same place or you are welcome to drop it by our office at 751 Salt missions Trail in McIntosh.
Agencies we dispatch for
Mountainair Police Department
Torrance County Central Dispatch also assists a number of other agencies as well.
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