Emergency Dispatchers Honored This Week

This week is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. Telecommunicators are the police and fire professionals who take emergency calls and dispatch police officers, firefighters, and paramedics.

Tucson News Now (video) recently spoke with longtime Tucson Fire Department (TFD) Lead Public Safety Dispatcher Frances Robson about how challenging and emotional her career can be when answering tragic calls.

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