What are the IDACS Requirements for Dispatch Consolidation?

Published 07/23/2008 10:09 AM   |    Updated 02/25/2014 06:54 AM

What are the IDACS Requirements for Dispatch Consolidation?

Consolidation of Dispatch Centers and Dispatch Centers that are going under an authority other than law enforcement

are ever more increasing. In order to make the consolidation and transition more smooth listed below are some of the requirements needed for IDACS:

1. A letter is required to be sent to IDACS advising of the consolidation or transition and any agencies involved.

2. A copy of the Memorandum of Agreement is required for the consolidation to take place between the agencies involved.

3. An Information Systems Diagram of the proposed new agency or change to the existing agency must be provided (Visio is the preferred network design tool). The construction and configuration of the network must be in compliance with the CJIS Security Policy.

4. If a CAD is going to be connected a letter of request will be required.

5. If additional MDD devices, or additional CAD devices are to be added, a letter of request will be required. The Information Systems Diagram must be revised to reflect the addition of an MDD system or additional CAD devices. The name of the MDD system or CAD vendor must be identified in the request.

1. MDD's and CAD's can only inquire into the Stolen, Wanted and the BMV files.

2. Vendor information and name(s) and telephone number(s) for point of contact.

3. New Terminal User Agreements must be signed and a copy of all Non-Terminal User Agreements for the agencies that are serviced must be signed and mailed to IDACS.

4. If a Regional Dispatch Center (RDC) is planned , a board must be comprised with a majority of members representing criminal justice agencies IAW 240 IAC 5-2-10 and the NCIC 2000 Operating Manual Originating Agency Identifier (ORI) File.

5. Dispatch Centers that will be under the authority of other than law enforcement must have a board comprised with a majority of members

representing criminal justice agencies IAW 240 IAC 5-2-10 and the NCIC 2000 Operating Manual Originating Agency Identifier (ORI) File.

6. A letter of request must be sent to IDACS to obtain a Regional Dispatch Center (RDC) ORI. The request must include any documents, IC Codes, local ordinances etc., establishing the consolidation of dispatch centers.

7. Any existing agency name changes or consolidations will require submission of a new Terminal Agency Agreement.

To order network connectivity service, contact Mr. Charlie Sharp (Data /Voice Communications Manger), Indiana Office of Technology, Indiana Telecommunications Network. Telephone number (317) 233-3171. It is important the IDACS System Coordinator be advised of the progress of the consolidation so that proper planning on this end can occurContact the IDACS office at 317-232-8292 for questions concerning the consolidation process.

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