In any threatening situation requiring Police intervention, dial 9-1-1. In non-emergency situations, contact the Sunrise Police Department at (954) 746-3500.
The Teletype Units at the Sunrise dispatch center operate the links to the state and federal computer systems. Typically, they seek information on missing persons, lost or stolen auto tags, stolen vehicles, driver's license status and stolen articles. Sunrise's Mobile Data system now allows officers in the field to process requests.
Communications employees participate in a rigorous selection process which includes a written and psychological test, a typing test and a background investigation. Newly-hired operators complete 232 hour State Certification Course followed by six to eight months of on the job training before they are assigned to work on their own.
The Telephone Reporting Unit (TRU) is also housed in the Communication Dispatch Center. The TRU consists of 4 part-time Police Service Aides who handle telephone reports of all non-violent property crimes without suspect information, or general Police Information reports over the telephone. To file a delayed report contact the TRU at 954-746-3500.
The Records Unit acts as custodian for all audio recordings of police and fire rescue communications including incoming 9-1-1 calls and portable radio and dispatch transmissions as well as all reports generated by officers in the field. Governed by state law, the unit produces tapes, or copies of reports for the state attorney, private attorneys, public safety agencies, private investigators, residents and insurance companies. Nearly 4,200 requests are processed annually.
To obtain a copy of a Police Report:, click here.