The Odessa Record -

By Wade Magers
Lincoln County Sheriff 

Sheriff shines spotlight on Lincoln County communications center and jail

Guest column


Last updated 7/20/2020 at 4:09pm

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office

Undersheriff Kelly Watkins, Jail Superintendent Lyle Hendrickson, Deputy Brad Sweet, Deputy Tom Sherbon, Deputy Matt Chalmers, Deputy Scott Blomgren, Deputy Anna Bocook, Deputy Cody Gyllenskog, Deputy Zenda Jaeger, Deputy David Husky, Deputy Cydnee Kieffer, 911 Coordinator Jo Borden, Sheriff Wade Magers.

DAVENPORT - "9-1-1 What is the location of your emergency?"

This phrase is used multiple times a day in the Lincoln County Communications Center, where nine full-time dispatch/corrections deputies and two supervisors provide 24/7 coverage. At least two dispatchers are on duty at all times in the Communications Center, working days, nights, weekends and holidays, responsible for answering all 911 calls made within Lincoln County or transferred from neighboring counties and agencies. They handle dispatching for the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, two police departments, the National Park Se...

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