LAPD And LAFD Honor Dispatchers During National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

The Los Alamos Fire Department Administration personnel arrive at the Los Alamos Police Department Consolodated Dispatch Center (CDC) Tuesday to celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. From left, CDC Manager Kate Stoddard, Deputy Police Chief Jason Wardlow Herrera, Bernadine Martinez of LAFD Administration, Dispatcher Andrea Garcia, Dispatcher Ruben Garcia, Marisol Padilla of LAFD Administration and Dispatcher Wendy Strain. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

One of  the gift bags prepared for the Los Alamos Police Department CDC team by Los Alamos Fire Department Administration staff. The gifts were purchased with money chipped in by members of the International Association of Firefighters, #3279 and LAFD administration staff. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Each of the items in the LAFD’s gift bags for LAPD dispatchers is labeled, including a bag of Lifesavers labeled, ‘To remind you of the many times you have been one’. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Police Department Combined Dispatch Center Manager Kate Stoddard takes a turn at flipping bratwurst cooked by Cmdr. Preston Ballew who was the grillmaster for the evening. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Police Department dispatchers and their families are recognized by the Department with a barbecue dinner Tuesday evening. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Deputy Police Chief Jason Wardlow Herrera wears his Raiders hat while serving dinner to LAPD Dispatchers Tuesday evening. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Scene from Los Alamos Police Department’s barbecue dinner Tuesday evening in honor of LAPD dispatchers. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Scene from Los Alamos Police Department’s barbecue dinner Tuesday evening in honor of LAPD dispatchers. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

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