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Unsung heroes

911 dispatchers work behind the curtain

All of our first responders deserve pats on the back and our undying gratitude for what they do for us. From facing domestic violence calls to working accidents to running into burning buildings, they risk their lives for our safety.
But, there are other heroes who work behind the scenes, those who often go unnoticed. Two of these individuals were recognized recently by their superiors and deserve our kudos as well.
At about 8 p.m. Jan 15, Communications Officer I Katie Nelson answered a 911 call. The call was a female who was breathing heavily and advised “Ow or ...


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