January 21st, 2012

Doctor 10's phone

column: 20 Years of Communicating


In December I hit a major milestone: My 20th anniversary as a member of the Noble County Sheriff’s Department.

Doesn’t seem possible, does it? I mean, I seem so young and fresh …

I’ve often joked that anyone who works for more than ten years in a dispatch center should automatically be considered certifiably insane. Since then I’ve learned that the average career length for a dispatcher is around seven years – which means my joke isn’t so funny anymore, is it?

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