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Recognizing Emergency Dispatchers During National Telecommunications Week

Law enforcement agencies across the United States are recognizing and honoring the unsung heroes that ensure safety is on the way to people in need. The Week of April 14th is National Telecommunications Week and the Christian County Sheriff’s Office looks to highlight the dedicated staff behind the phone that

connects citizens often dealing with high-trauma scenarios to the first responders that will bring a resolution.

Chief Deputy Jim Baker of the Christian County Sheriff’s Office calls these dispatchers the glue holding precarious situations together.



The dispatchers are not only connecting people in an emergency with the first responders, Chief Deputy Baker describes that these dispatchers also understand when officers are in high-stress environments.



Chief Deputy Baker took the opportunity to read all the names of area dispatchers who complete life-saving work daily.



We here at Regional Radio News salute all first-responding dispatchers during National Telecommunications Week.

Chief Deputy Jim Baker appeared as a guest on the WTIM Morning Show.

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