The PennComm operations team provides emergency communications and response between every member of the Penn and University City communities, police, fire, and medical emergency responders 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Operators are assigned to various sectors for active walking, bike, and vehicle patrol and are trained to view the Penn patrol zone using the CCTV cameras through virtual patrol on a 24/7 basis for the purposes of crime prevention and abatement.