911 Dispatch Academy

911 Dispatch Academy

The Oakland Police Academy provides dispatch classes that meet and exceed current emergency services protocols in a variety of categories ranging from emergency fire dispatching techniques to responding to crimes in progress. 

You can earn 11 college credits and a certificate of achievement. You will take five college courses, all of which can be applied toward a technical sciences degree, or other degree that meets your career goals. The content covered in these classes are designed to ensure that the communications professionals at your Public Safety Answering Point are able to provide an exceptional level of service to your agencies emergency responders and the citizens in your community.

The Oakland Police Academy is also pleased to offer the most comprehensive 911 Dispatch Academy in the State of Michigan. Our program introduces the necessary skills and knowledge to work in a modern public safety communications center by teaching each student the responsibilities required of today’s public safety communications professionals.

Dispatch Academy In-Session and Orientation Dates

The next Dispatch Academy is April 22, 2024 - May 16, 2024, please contact  (248) 232-4220 to register for one of the orientations listed below.

Orientation Dates

  • Tuesday, March 12 @ 6:30pm
  • Thursday, March 14 @ 6:30pm