June 23, 2024

The First Voice You Hear


Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) They are the 1st people you hear from in placing a 911 call and it’s time to recognize them during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.  Veronica Vazquez 911 manager with the Garden City Police Department explains the importance of recognizing people in this field.

Vazquez says all applicants are given the tools they need to succeed.

Vazquez says it takes a certain type of person to succeed as a dispatcher.

The good news is the city needs some people in these positions right now.

For Vazquez this was her first full-time job and she loves it.

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