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The Sonoma County Law Enforcement Consortium (SCLEC) regional emergency dispatch system for law, fire and EMS requires accurate dispatching of Public Safety resources. Traditional street centerline "geocoding" is insufficient for dispatching to areas with irregular address ranges, necessitating point addressing to resolve this shortcoming. SCLEC explored the available options and, given that the address data was already maintained in the Enterprise GIS, opted to deploy ArcPad for field collection of address locations. This inexpensive and easy-to-use solution enabled public safety personnel to leverage their personal knowledge of the landscape and to quickly and efficiently collect the required information by using GIS data as a reference. This paper will describe SCLEC support staff's role in customizing the ArcPad interface and preparing the hand-held computer for data collection, describe how public safety personnel use the data collection tools, and explain how data was transferred from the GIS to the dispatch system.