Administrative services enable other programs to effectively respond to service calls. It provides security services; warrant, subpoena and property processing; radio and telephone communications; inspection of police services; and management of information and human resources. Additional functions include the reporting and recording of crimes and incidents and personnel development.
Accreditation recognizes professional excellence in law enforcement services by offering bodies of national standards that law enforcement agencies are required to comply with. Accreditation status for law enforcement agencies are similar to accredited institutions such as hospitals, colleges and universities.
The mission of the Memphis Police Communications Bureau is to provide responsive quality service to the community and to the Memphis Police Department by processing emergency and non-emergency calls for service.