Whether you call them Telecommunications Officers, Emergency Service Dispatchers, or 911 Operators, they are the lifeline for those that dial 9-1-1 and our Emergency Personnel. The second week in April is dedicated to honoring the heroes behind the 9-1-1 headset. The Rob and Gavin went on a tour of the Evansville / Vanderburgh County Central Dispatch. Director, Rodney Buchanan said the dispatcher positions are highly sought after, with over 300 applicants competing for 3 open positions. Their training is very thorough, and includes hostage negotiation. Special thanks to Piece of Cake Bakery, for their donation of cookies!