The Communications Section of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol is a distinct Uniformed service. The Section’s members are responsible for providing emergency dispatch services for Oklahoma State Troopers and other select state law enforcement agencies, and the general public. For troopers, these services include radio communications, call information, and providing information regarding license plates, driver’s license and other databases. For the general public, services include answering 911 and non-emergency Phone calls, and directing callers to the appropriate agency if necessary. Communications gathers and relays pertinent information to troopers, along with relevant road and weather conditions.
The Communications Section was established in 1954. They currently have 88 Members located in six troop locations across the state. Communications handles Approximately 20,000 phone calls for service a month on interstates and state highways for all 77 Oklahoma counties plus various state lakes and state park rangers.
The Regional Communications Centers are located throughout the state (Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Enid, Lawton, and Durant) and include one Satellite Communication Center in Ardmore, Oklahoma.
Starting pay is dependent on qualifications and applicable experience.
|OHP COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER STEP 4||$55,317.57|
|OHP COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER STEP 3||$49,645.09|
|OHP COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER STEP 2||$43,898.80|
|OHP COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER STEP 1||$38,878.51|
|OHP PROBATIONARY COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER||$36,612.18|
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