Dover Police Hiring Communications Operators

Job Title: Communications Operator

Salary range: $17.10 per hour

Hours: Full-Time

Job Description:

The  City  of  Dover  is  currently  accepting  applications  for  two  (2)  Communications Operators. These position are in the Police Departments’ 911 Communication Center. The essential function of these positions within the organization is to dispatch emergency services in response to calls for assistance. The position is responsible for answering emergency services phones (911 phones), dispatching appropriate emergency services, maintaining emergency reference materials and obtaining service in event of equipment failure.

The Communication Operators works under general supervision, independently developing work methods and sequences. These positions are responsible for maintaining various logs, charts, and recordings to provide records of all emergency and non-emergency actions for follow-up investigative, administrative, or legal action. In addition, monitors the building security system, including security cameras.

A high school diploma, GED, or specialized vocational training such as DELJIS, NCIC or Smart 911 is required. These positions require normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, speaking, and color perception as well as good physical and mental health. Psychological testing and a physical exam will be pre-employment requirements. Candidates must have the ability to work rotating shifts. The schedule is currently 12-hours. The positions require three (3) months of related experience
with operating computers and understand basic computer functions; experience in DELJIS and NCIC helpful. Experience with Microsoft Outlook preferred. The ability to remain calm in crisis situations is vital. Ability to speak clearly and distinctly, and deal tactfully with the public is required. A dispatching test will be required of all candidates.

You can learn more about the Communications Division at:
Dover Police Communications Division

Download Application:  https://www.cityofdover.com/communications-operator

A successful comprehensive background check and pre-employment drug/alcohol screening will be required. The City of Dover offers an excellent compensation package which includes health insurance and 401 a/ 457 retirement benefits. To apply, submit a City of Dover employment application to City of Dover, Attn: Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 475, Dover, DE 19903. An application can be obtained from the Human Resources Department at City Hall or at the website www.cityofdover.com.
The City of Dover is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Gold Alert Issued for Missing Dover Man 4-28-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-11909

Date/Time:  Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 11:00PM

Location:  Homeless, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for a missing Dover man.  John Wyatte (37) was last contacted at 11:00PM on Friday, April 28th.  There is concern for his well-being based on pre-existing conditions.   Wyatte may be operating a 2003 Buick LeSabre with DE REG: 131000 (maroon in color).

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App

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Burglary at DOT Discount Store 4-27-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-12734

Date/Time:  Thursday, April 27th, 2017 at 2:31AM

Location:  DOT Discount Store, 1255 S. State Street, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating the second burglary of DOT Discount in five days.  The second incident occurred at 2:31AM on Thursday morning, when an unknown suspect broke the glass to the business with a rock.  Once inside, the suspect stole cigarettes and lottery tickets before fleeing in an unknown direction.  The suspect is seen wearing dark pants, a black/dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, and gloves, while placing items into a black trash bag.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App

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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 4-27-17

The following images contain the newest Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notifications for the City of Dover.  If there any questions or concerns, please contact the Dover Police Sex Offender Enforcement Unit.


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Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notification 4-26-17

The following images contain the newest Megan’s Law Sex Offender Notifications for the City of Dover.  If there any questions or concerns, please contact the Dover Police Sex Offender Enforcement Unit.


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Shots Fired on S. New Street 4-26-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-12621

Date/Time:  Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 at 3:02AM

Location:  Unit Block of S. New Street, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred early Wednesday morning in the unit block of S. New Street.  At approximately 3:02AM, officers responded to the area for numerous reports of shots being fired.  Officers canvassed the area and learned that an occupied home and an unoccupied vehicle were struck by the gunfire.  No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App

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Dover Man Wanted After Fleeing in Stolen Vehicle During Traffic Stop 4-24-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-12221

Date/Time:  Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 11:22PM

Location:  Loockerman Street and S. New Street, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is seeking Christopher Sudler (24) after he fled in a stolen vehicle during a traffic stop on Friday night.  At approximately 11:22PM, a Dover police officer stopped a gold GMC Yukon in the area of Loockerman Street and South New Street for a registration violation.  The driver, Christopher Sudler, provided the officer with a name, as he claimed to not have identification on him.  When the officer conducted a computer check, it was discovered that the name provided belonged to an incarcerated inmate.  After learning the true identity of the driver, the officer approached the vehicle again, when Sudler fled the area.  Due to public safety concerns, a pursuit was not initiated.  At approximately 11:45PM, the owner of the GMC Yukon reported it stolen to the Dover Police Department.  The vehicle was later recovered on Silver Lake Blvd. after it struck a curb.

Sudler is currently wanted on the following charges:
-Theft of a Motor Vehicle
-Disregarding Police Officer Signal
-Criminal Impersonation
-Several Traffic Offenses

Christopher Sudler

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Burglary at DOT Discount Store 4-22-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-12240

Date/Time:  Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 4:13AM

Location:  DOT Discount Store, 1255 S. State Street, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating an early morning burglary that occurred at the DOT Discount Store in the Carrol’s Corner Shopping Center.  The incident occurred at 4:13AM, when a male suspect broke the glass storefront and went inside the business.  While inside, the suspect stole 32 cartons of Newport Cigarettes and scratch off lottery tickets.   Surveillance video shows a thin male suspect, wearing black sneakers, dark pants, a light-colored sleeveless hooded shirt, and purple latex gloves.  The suspect filled a black trash bag with the stolen items before fleeing the business.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App

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Gold Alert Issued for Dover Man 4-19-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-11909

Date/Time:  Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 9:12AM

Location:  Dover Mall, Dick’s Sporting Goods, 1365 N. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for a missing Dover man.  Eric Lyncha (21), was last seen at his employer (Dick’s Sporting Goods) in the Dover Mall at 4:50AM on Wednesday.  There is concern for Eric Lyncha’s safety due to previous existing conditions.  Lyncha operates a Blue Mazda 6 with DE Registration: 525816.

Eric Lyncha

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App

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Three Shot in Towne Point Apartments Home Invasion 4-18-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-11722

Date/Time:  Monday, April 18th, 2017 at 2:09PM

Location:  Towne Point Apartments, 820 Carvel Drive, I-Bldg, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that occurred on Monday afternoon in the Towne Point Apartment complex.  The incident occurred at approximately 2:09PM in I Building.  The Dover Police Department initially received a call for an active home invasion inside of I Building.  While officers were rushing to the scene, several calls were received that numerous gunshots were fired in the area.  Arriving officers, found two men lying on the ground between I and G Building suffering from gunshot wounds.  Further investigation revealed that one of those men was a victim of the home invasion, who had exchanged gunfire with multiple suspects.  The second man who was shot, was a suspect from the home invasion.  Several hours later, a third person suffering from gunshot wounds arrived at Christiana Hospital.  It was learned that this person was involved in the home invasion and exchange of gunfire that followed.

Due to the ongoing investigation, the department will not be releasing any further information at this time.  An updated press release will be published once the investigation is completed.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App

MEDIA NOTE:  
PIO M/CPL. Mark Hoffman will not be in the office from April 17th-April 23rd, 2017, but can be reached by cellphone and email with any questions.

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