Local 9-1-1 dispatchers receive recognition amid virus pandemic
PHARR – It’s National Public Safety Telecommunications Week. Officials say it takes a special person to answer emergency calls and to listen to a person at their worst moment.
Emergency 9-1-1 dispatchers are the silent heroes. A lifeline most callers never get to meet. Often times they’re the first ones on the scene of a crime, crash or fire. Not physically, but through a phone.
This year is special for dispatchers in Texas. They’re now considered first responders. A title well-deserved.
In the midst of the coronavirus, they continue to work harder than ever.
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