In the News: Dispatcher following father’s influence with Ohio State Police

Following up on a recent feature by A&P Communications (watch video), The Lantern sat down with Ohio State dispatch supervisor Johnna Sells.

As the newspaper reported, while police officers and firefighters are often on the frontlines of an emergency, it’s 911 dispatchers who serve as the first point of contact when a person on campus is in trouble. And the role Sells serves at Ohio State reaches far beyond answering a call.

“There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t feel like I’m making a difference in the community,” she said.

The article is timely given it's National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.

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